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The New York City Rap Tour was the first international Hip-Hop tour

The “New York City ” tour—also known as The Roxy Tour—was the first international tour in 1982. The tour brought all of the hip-hop elements together by billing the best Mcees, DJs, B-Boys, Graffiti artists and even Double Dutchers. The tour consisted of DJ , Fearless Four, Grand Mixer D.ST and the Infinity rappers, The Rock Steady Crew, Futura 2000, Dondi, Phase 2, Fab 5 Freddy, Rammellzee, and the Fantastic Four (a double dutch jump rope team) 

The New York City Rap Tour was the first international hip-hop tour

Fab 5 Freddy and promoter Kool Lady Blue, in partnership with radio station Europe 1, retail chain Fnac and French record labels Celluloid and Disc’ , organized the 1982 New York City Rap Tour as a way to introduce all of the hip-hop elements to the people in Europe. The tour took the acts to Paris, Lyon, Belfort, Mulhouse, Strasbourg, London, and Los Angeles.

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The New York City Rap Tour was the first international Hip-Hop tour
The New York City Rap Tour was the first international Hip-Hop tour
The New York City Rap Tour was the first international Hip-Hop tour
The New York City Rap Tour was the first international Hip-Hop tour
The New York City Rap Tour was the first international Hip-Hop tour
The New York City Rap Tour was the first international Hip-Hop tour
The New York City Rap Tour was the first international Hip-Hop tour
The New York City Rap Tour was the first international Hip-Hop tour

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