New York – Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty

Ellis Island Ellis Island immigration museum was a real eye-opener into the history and creation of the United States of America through mass immigration. It explains the diversity of some part of the United States. Over 12 million immigrants came through his harbour into America and this museum. All to escape political and economic oppression to try and start a new life in America and … Continue reading New York – Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty

New York: Spyscape Museum, Bowery Poetry Open Mic Night, NYC Public Library, MoMA, Fashion Week and Central Park

Spyscape Museum A whole museum dedicated to espionage, I was super excited. Upon entry, I was given a chip with my personal details in bracket form so I could partake in activities throughout the museum to build my own spy profile. Measuring my level of risk and problem-solving abilities. I was impressed by the amount of information in this museum and how current and unbiased … Continue reading New York: Spyscape Museum, Bowery Poetry Open Mic Night, NYC Public Library, MoMA, Fashion Week and Central Park

New York: Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Swing 46, United Nations and Sweet Chick

I first saw the Manhattan skyline as we drove in and I looked out of my window to the right I saw lady Liberty herself. My driver playing 80’s disco funk, with a cracked wing mirror, as we started driving there was immediate road rage as he got out the car to argue with another driver I noticed his cracked wing mirror. I had made … Continue reading New York: Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Swing 46, United Nations and Sweet Chick

New York: Queensbridge

There was one place in New York City I couldn’t leave without visiting, the iconic: Queensbridge housing projects – home of Nasir Jones and many of my other favorite Rap artists from Queens. The origins of the sound I love so dearly was founded and developed, this was where the soundtrack to my childhood came from. I arrived at 21st Queensbridge street on the F … Continue reading New York: Queensbridge

The Birthplace of Hip Hop : New York City

It’s every Hip Hop fan’s dream is to visit the birthplace of Hip Hop – NEW YORK CITY. After years of waiting for ‘the right time’ I was finally here. Excited, a friend hooked me up with a seat on the HUSH TOURS which lead me to visit major sites for the creation and the evolution of Hip Hop in New York through the Bronx … Continue reading The Birthplace of Hip Hop : New York City