See Vulture's Illustrated Map of New York Hip-Hop


As part of our examination of the last century of New York pop music, illustrator Sarah King created this map of the city's hip-hop landmarks, from 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx (the site of DJ Kool Herc's rec-room parties) down to Staten Island's Stapleton Houses (home base for the Wu-Tang Clan). Take a look below to explore the streets where rhyme met rhythm.

A map of New York as a Hip-hop Holy Land

*This article appeared in the March 24, 2014 issue of New York Magazine.