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The Warriors Are Coming Out To Play, Again.

1979's The Warriors is a cinematic cult-classic in the eyes of many. The Walter Hill-directed film shot on location in grimy Manhattan, Brooklyn, and The Bronx, New York has not only become a pillar of grind-house-era cinema, it is a film that has greatly inspired Hip-Hop through music, dialogue, and... Read more

36 Years Later, The Warriors Take Their Last Subway Ride Home. Can You Dig It? (Video)

A lot has changed in New York City since Walter Hill filmed The Warriors. While the Wonder Wheel remains, much of Coney Island has changed when standing on Stillwell Avenue. More than 35 years after the cult classic released, Rolling Stone filmed as cult fans organized "Swan" (Michael Beck), "Cochise"... Read more

This Man Saved NYC From an Epic Gang War & Helped Plant the Seeds for Hip-Hop (Audio)

It's often said that nostalgia for a particular era comes around every 20 years or so, and today's obsession with all things '90s adds a ring of truth to that idiom. However, there are particular eras that for whatever reason remain palpable and attractive decades and decades later. In recent... Read more

Hus Kingpin & Median Channel The Warriors & Nas At Once, Still Comin’ Original (Audio)

Now based in Los Angeles, California, Hus Kingpin brings the shivery East Coast sound with him. On "The World Is Yours," the New Yorker travels back to a treacherous 212/718/917 sound, with vivid images, cold slang, and sharp accounts of street maneuvers. After Hus' Treach assist last month, this joint... Read more

The Ultimate 1970s Grimy New York City Movie Megamix (Video)

The old New York influenced a lot of Hip-Hop. While Grandmaster Melle Mel may have been talking about The Bronx in "The Message," the vibes of "people pissin' on the street 'cause they just don't care" was not exclusive to any of the five boroughs throughout the 1970s and early... Read more