Karol Markowicz is a writer in New York City. She can be followed on Twitter: @karol.
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by Karol Markowicz | Jan 8, 2021
New York is alive. After months of death and despair, sealed into our homes with the silence of the city broken only by the sirens, we emerged to sunny weather, somewhat opened restaurants, and a city blossoming. If you squint…
by Karol Markowicz | Jul 27, 2020
Hip-hop was born in New York in the 1970s. There’s some disagreement over the first use of the term “hip-hop” or “rap” to describe the burgeoning music, but it’s widely agreed upon that it was started by African-American DJs in the…