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Overview
Hip-hop culture runs deep in New York City, where the genre is known to have begun in the Bronx. Get a comprehensive overview traveling with a guide (who is known in the rap world) than by yourself. Visit top attractions, such as the Apollo Theater, and stop by historic rap battle locations and famous music video spots. Plus, get the chance to test your own MC skills in NYC.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    109 E 59th St
    109 E 59th St, New York, NY 10022, USA
    In front of the Oxford Cafe
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  • 1
    Hush Hip Hop Tours
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Harlem
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Apollo Theater
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 4
    Bronx
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  • You'll end at
    1235 Lexington Ave
    1235 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
    86th Street and Lexington Avenue
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Travel comfortably by coach bus during this New York City hip-hop tour
  • A guide takes you through Manhattan, Harlem, and the Bronx
  • Test your own rap skills with an interactive segment of the tour
  • Take home some autographs of celebrity New York rappers
What to Expect
Meet for your New York City hip-hop tour in Midtown and get acquainted with your guide, a known NYC rapper. Hop aboard your comfortable coach bus, as your guide takes you to some of the most impressive hip-hop areas in the city. Travel through Manhattan, Harlem, and the Bronx, as you see cool attractions, such as the Apollo Theater and Rucker Park. Pass by places where legendary rap battles have happened and where popular artists have filmed their music videos. If you’d like to test your own rap skills, this tour even gives you a chance to battle it out with other tour goers—with bling on and all. .
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Important Information
Departure Point
109 E 59th St, New York, NY 10022, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
1235 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10028, USA
Inclusions
  • 4-hour guided tour (3 hours on Saturdays May-November)
  • Transport by luxury coach
  • Live entertainment
  • Celebrity guide
  • Autographs
  • Entry/Admission - Hush Hip Hop Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Harlem
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Souvenirs
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Tour operates rain or shine
  • Lunch is not included but available for purchase. Vendors accept cash only so please plan accordingly
  • Saturday tours do NOT include a lunch stop
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • During the months of January through March reconfirmation is required due to uncertainty of New York City's weather conditions.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Mareike H wrote a review Apr 2021
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I really enjoyed the tour and learned a lot, but unfortunatley I can only rate it with 1 star. Even tho I've asked for the videos I'm starring to be sent to serveral times, I didn't get any response. I assumed I was gonna be forwarded the videos I can be seen on. (The tour was
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Date of experience: May 2020
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Mrkr666 wrote a review Feb 2021
Barcelona, Spain3 contributions3 helpful votes
Must have when you stay in New York and are interested in history of a subculture like HipHop. Nothing more to say but you will always remember your stay and connect HipHop with New York since. My visit was in 2017
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Date of experience: November 2020
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CTRReview wrote a review Jun 2020
England, United Kingdom9 contributions15 helpful votes
One of the best tours I’ve been on. Grandmaster Caz was the best tour guide. We saw so much of New York and visited all of the must see hip hop hot spots. Would definitely recommend, and go on this tour again!
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Isabelle S wrote a review Mar 2020
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Whether you are a hip hop lover or just curious, this tour is fabulous. MCs know what they are talking about and are terribly good at animating. I spent a wonderful 3 hours with them.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Lily l wrote a review Feb 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom103 contributions36 helpful votes
It’s a very interesting and educational day knowing more about hip hop my young kids understand now more then just listening all this new musics what half of it they don’t Even understand what they on about ... was a great fun and we will do it again when we back to New York we
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Date of experience: February 2020
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LoriF32200
LoriF32200
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Such a fun and educational tour
This is my second time going on the Hip Hop tour and we had a fantastic time. My only disappointment came when we
nathanp310
nathanp310
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Birth of Hip Hop
I was recommended this tour by some friends who had visited NYC previously and said it’s definitely one you should
712gorilla
712gorilla
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Hush Hip Hop Tours
Dont forget 11 August 1973 - after this tour you won't forget that date! Lots of fun, Lots of things to see and le
Anthropogenic11
Anthropogenic11
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Harlem Hip Hop Awesome
The best things to do in NYC! Our guide was entertaining, very knowledgeable, and seemed to know everyone in Harlem
sarny_90
sarny_90
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Could be much better
With a couple of friends, we attended the Harlem/Bronx tour with Grandmaster Caz. As a longtime hip-hop fans, we we
Mobile754627
Mobile754627
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Great Walking Tour
We loved this walking tour of Harlem. Reggie Reg was a great host and has lived through quite a change in Harlem ov
seejle
seejle
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Great tour of Harlem, not that focused on hip hop though
We had an amazing day exploring Harlem, arguably NYC's most interesting neighbourhood. Our guide was hilarious and
kristink168
kristink168
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One of our highlights of NYC trip!
Rayz was an awesome and entertaining guide. It was great to learn about the history of the neighborhood in addition
634janc
634janc
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Authentic
MC Caz is not only a local legend. He is also very entertaining and full of deep knowledge. Highly recommended.
HipHopDad
HipHopDad
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My 13 year old loves hip hop
So as a Xmas present, I got him tix for the Roots of Hip Hop tour. Usually he stays glued to his phone, but I think
ketchupc2020
ketchupc2020
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Great tour with Grand Master Caz
Recommended! Good bit of hip hop history and Caz is funny and obviously very knowledgeable. Bit of dancing and if y
850didierd
850didierd
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It’s all about the energy!
Great tour. Our host Austin made the whole difference. It was raining and cold but he kept us going, interested and
shairat2016
shairat2016
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great tour to learn about music and culture
Walking in the streets of Harlem give you a little of bit of reality about the life in NYC. We had a great tour wit
paobrun28
paobrun28
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Wonderful!
If you like hip hop, you have to attend this wonderful and amazing tour! If you think to not like hip hop, you will
Paola R
Paola R
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Hip Hop is
Great experience and great tour with the best Grandmaster Caz!!! We got pretty emotional seeing the places of Hip h
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