Flowers For Herc
On hip-hop’s 50th birthday, a new wave of recognition for the genre’s founding father crested at Yankee Stadium. Is it too late for the 68-year-old DJ to reap the rewards?
This past Friday evening, as the sun sank below the grandstand at Yankee Stadium, an unlikely figure stood on a stage in center field: Senator Chuck Schumer. The majority leader told the crowd of thousands how he spearheaded the effort to save a nearby apartment complex and its “beautiful rec room” from being torn down by greedy developers.
“We stopped ‘…
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