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Latin Quarter Collection

$50.00
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AW18LQC01
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0.26 LBS
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“Paradise” Gray was raised by Legendary DJs in the South Bronx and HighBridge. He was the Producer of the X Clan, whose 1990 album, To the East, Blackwards, was a conscious Hip-Hop classic. Prior to that, he was host and manager of entertainment for the legendary Manhattan nightclub the Latin Quarter. Paradise was a key figure in transforming the landmark club into an historical Hip-Hop venue that became the most important incubator of talent during the Golden Era of Hip-Hop. Daddy-O from Stetsasonic proclaims, “The Latin Quarter was the Studio 54 of Hip-Hop.” “You got accolades for rockin’ the Latin Quarter stage. And for Paradise to even know your name, was a huge deal,” remembers MC Lyte. “The Latin Quarter was one of the great venues of all time. It was the place to be if you was a Hip-Hop artist and you had to perform in front of everyone notable in Hip-Hop.” The Latin Quarter’s place in the pantheon of Hip-Hop culture and legendary New York City niteclubs is firmly cemented. It will be well remembered in music, film, radio, and an occasional stroll past 48th & Broadway. We're honored to work with the legendary Paradise Gray and his Paradise Collection to bring you a collabo 30 years in the making. For a signed copy of Paradise's "No Half Steppin'" book on the legendary Latin Quarter, please email him at Paradisegray@gmail.com.

The Latin Quarter Collection includes:

  • Premium Latin Quarter Logo tee in "Black" and Kool DJ Red Alert "Red."
  • Throwback Boogie Down Productions Latin Quarter Flyer printed on premium 15 pt card stock.
  • Exclusive "Bridge Wars" BDP & MC Shan postcard printed on premium 15 pt card stock.
  • There are two "Red" tees available. Please indicate in your order which colorway, (i.e. Red & White or Red & Black) you'd like.

Product Videos

The History of the Latin Quarter-Hip Hop's Legendary Nite Club (Breakdown FM) (1:10:44)
The Latin Quarter was the place where everyone went from far and wide to be blessed back in the Golden Era of Hip Hop.. It was the scene of epic battles and performances..ie KRS-One vs Mele-Mel.. It was where folks like Public Enemy, 3rd Bass, Schoolly D, Jungle Brothers and numerous others went to get their start.. We relive those lofty days with Paradise Gray of X-Clan.. he was the one who ran the show back in the days and he has lots of insights and stories to tell.. Enjoy the interview
  • The History of the Latin Quarter-Hip Hop's Legendary Nite Club (Breakdown FM)
    The Latin Quarter was the place where everyone went from far a...

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