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Hip-hop music began in New York City. There's no better way to explore the genre of music than by taking this entertaining and informative tour with one of rap's Grandmasters. The unique experience offers an interactive tour through Manhattan, Harlem and the Bronx, showing the origins and evolution of hip-hop and rap music.


  • Hip-hop tour of midtown Manhattan, Harlem, and the Bronx
  • Gain insight into the origins of the music from your Grandmaster guide
  • Discover the sites of historic battles and video locations
  • Experience interactive activities that bring hip-hop to life
  • View the Graffiti Wall of Fame in Harlem
  • Suitable for the whole family

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What You Can Expect

New York Hip-Hop Tour

NY Hip Hop Tour

Board the comfortable coach and get ready to be schooled (and entertained) by this fun tour that focuses on the origins and history of hip-hop, a genre of music that began in New York City. With your Grandmaster guide, trace the history and influences of the genre, from the early pioneers such as Grandmaster Caz and DJ Red Alert to the Sugarhill Gang, Public Enemy, and Jay-Z.

Visit rap-related sites such as the Graffiti Wall of Fame, the legendary Apollo Theater, Rucker Park and much more. Stop into a soul food restaurant for lunch (at own expense), and partake in the 'Show Your Skills' segment of the tour to get dressed up in bling.

This tour is essential for the hip-hop enthusiasts and those who love them. Fun for the whole family!

Customer Reviews

Sally K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

My boyfriend and I went on this trip last week and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We were lucky enough to have Grandmaster Caz as our host who was so knowledgeable and entertaining. I loved seeing the graffiti in the different boroughs and the food at the Soul Food cafe was amazing! I would definitely recommend this tour, it was brilliant fun!

claudia J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

This is a great tour for any age. I took my two 17 year old sons and my 63 year old cousin and we thoroughly enjoyed it. There were people on our tour from all over the world. Great experiencing for anyone.

sally k

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Excellent tour!

Andrew C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The best tour in NYC!! If you're a old school, life long hiphoper or know little to nothing about the culture this tour is awesome! Highly recommended!!

Tracie W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This is the best tour I have ever been on! Worth every dime and truly a unique experience. Not your average tour!

Kim A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We had an awesome time on this tour - a bit pricey but still worthwhile. Very informative, we learnt alot. The tour was very interactive and we got to see quite a bit of New York which we would not have done by ourselves. Five stars xxxxx

Joseph B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour and Grand Master Caz and Rayza were excellent guides and hosts.

Deirdre E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

My 13 year old son, my husband and I saw, experienced and learned so much on this fun and entertaining tour. The tour exceeded our expectations and ended with a delicious lunch. I highly recommend this memorable tour to anyone who is interested in hip hop culture!

Laura C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Best tour I have ever been on. This is a must for any Hip Hop lover, young or old. It gives you a history of the culture of Hip Hop and is all hosted by none other than the legend that is Grandmaster Caz. He is a true artist from Old Skool Hip Hop generation and his local knowledge and enthusiaum makes this trip captivating!

Amanda A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This was the best tour I've ever been on. Highly interactive and real old school superstars!

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