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Forty-four years ago today DJ Kool Herc threw a party in the Bronx and decided he wanted to change up the sound.

He played only the instrumental sections or “breaks” from full songs and had his friend Coke La Rock hype the crowd through the mic. The partygoers went nuts and modern day hip-hop was born.

Google on Friday is honoring that night with an interactive Google Doodle that celebrates the hip-hop movement’s origins and culture.

The new doodle was designed by Cey Adams, the legendary graffiti artist and founding creative director of Def Jam records. Adams said he was excited by Read More Here