Hip-Hop Gets an Official Holiday in The United States


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It's official, Hip-Hop will not only have its own holiday but it will also have an entire month of celebration. On Thursday, July 29, 2021, the United Stated passed S. Res.331, a resolution that designates a "Hip Hop Celebration Day," a "Hip Hop Recognition Month," and a "Hip Hop History Month."

According to HipHopDX, history was made when the Senate chambers national recognized the impact that Hip-Hop has had on the American culture.

August 11th was chosen as the official day because it is recognized as the birth of Hip-Hop due to DJ Kool Herc's now-legendary spinning at the "Back To School Jam" in the Bronx.

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