A white outline drawing of a boombox on a black background.

Music Weeklies Challenge #166: Historic Event

A short track inspired by the 1977 NYC Blackout.

There was a large amount of DJs after that because equipment became more accessible. That’s not to say that they went on to become superstars or anything like that. A lot of that equipment got sold or stolen. But it did increase the number of people who had access to DJ equipment.

The 1977 NYC blackout and the hip-hop spark that ignited soon after, amny.com

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