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What are your bohemian experiences?: Summer contributions wanted!

Summer is here and we are looking for submissions from any and all. Please email us and share with us some of your bohemian experiences past and present. Living “la vie bohème? Experiences in activism? Music festivals? Writing? Travel? Art shows? Millennial gentrifying hipster who knows better but doesn’t know what to do about it? Coffee shop experiences?…CONTINUE

From MCs To Rudeboys

very street has a sound, and 163rd in the Bronx is no exception. Gyrating amps were hooked around streetlights. No-name DJs let their hands speak as they scratched funk and jazz vinyls. The Ghetto Brothers, a Puerto Rican gang that prioritized music and social change over violence, were responsible for cultivating this block party atmosphere.