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Entry from September 09, 2004
Boogie Down Bronx
The New York City borough of the Bronx is sometimes called the 'Boogie Down Bronx" or simply the "Boogie Down." The term reflects the role that the Bronx played in the birth of hip hop.

The Man Parrish song track "Boogie Down (Bronx)" (1984) popularized the term. Boogie Down Productions was formed in 1986-87. T La Rock released the album Lyrical King (From the Boogie Down Bronx) in 1987.


Wikipedia: The Bronx
The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York. It is south of Westchester County; northeast and east of Manhattan, across the Harlem River; and north of Queens, across the East River. Since 1914, the borough has had the same boundaries as Bronx County, the third-most densely populated county in the United States.

The Bronx has a land area of 42 square miles (109 km2) and a population of 1,471,160 in 2017. Of the five boroughs, it has the fourth-largest area, fourth-highest population, and third-highest population density.

27 October 1984, Billboard (Cincinnati, OH), "Reviews," pg. 63, col. 3:
BLACK
RECOMMENDED
MAN PARRISH featuring FREEZE FORCE
Boogie Down (Bronx) (5:10)

(...).
Long awaited new hip hop from one of its inventors; club DJs may find the dub side the fresh choice.

OCLC WorldCat record
Boogie down (Bronx)
Author: Man Parrish
Publisher: Hamburg Avon-Musik Stuttgart Intercord-Tongesellschaft, Vertrieb 1985, [1985]
Edition/Format: Music : German

OCLC WorldCat record
South Bronx
Author: Boogie Down Productions (Musical group)
Publisher: [New York] : Streetwave : Boy Records, 1986. ℗1986
Edition/Format: Music : 45 rpm : English

OCLC WorldCat record
From the Boogie Down Bronx
Author: T-La-Rock, (Rap musician)
Publisher: New York : Fresh Records, ℗1987.
Edition/Format: Music CD : CD audio : English

27 March 1991, New York (NY) Times, pg. C20:
Except for three years in Orlando, Fla., Mr. Snipes spent his childhood in what he calls "the boogie down Bronx," neighborhoods such as Washington Avenue and 148th Street or 167th and Boston Post Road.

20 October 1996, New York (NY) Times, pg. CY11:
Propped on the paper towel dispenser are some of his own recordings including "Lyrical King from the Boogie Down Bronx" (Sleeping Bag/Fresh Records, 1987).
(T La Rock -- ed.)

OCLC WorldCat record
Coming Up in the Boogie Down: The Role of Violence in the Lives of Adolescents in the South Bronx
Author: Nicholas Freudenberg; Lynn Roberts; Beth E. Richie; Robert T. Taylor; Kim McGillicuddy; All authors
Edition/Format: Article Article
Publication: Health Education & Behavior, v26 n6 (12/1999): 788-805
Other Databases: WorldCat; WorldCat
Summary:
This article presents data gathered from young people in a poor urban community in New York City, the South Bronx. It seeks to help public health professionals better understand young people’s perceptions of violence in the context of their daily lives. Sources of data include a street survey, five focus groups, interviews with incarcerated young males, and observations of several youth programs. These data suggest that violence is pervasive in the lives of both young men andwomen, although gender plays an important role in shaping the experience of violence. Other factors that influence the experience of violence include patterns of substance use, availability and use of weapons, and a perception that the police do not respect young people. Despite numerous challenges, many young people do take actions to reduce violence. The article suggests actions public health professionals can take to strengthen the ability of families, schools, youth organizations, and young people themselves to reduce violence in low-income urban communities.

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Man Parish - Boogie Down Bronx
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Published on Apr 17, 2011

Urban Dictionary
Boogie Down Bronx
80's reference and nod to the strong influential role the Bronx had on hip hop.
Livin in up in the Boogie Down Bronx
#bronx#new york city#nyc#new york#ny#hip hop
by NYCriotgirl82 December 29, 2011

(Trademark)
Word Mark
BOOGIE DOWN PRODUCTIONS
Goods and Services
(CANCELLED) IC 041. US 107. G & S: entertainment services in the nature of vocal and musical performances. FIRST USE: 19870101. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 19870101
Mark Drawing Code
(1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number
74202851
Filing Date
September 11, 1991
Current Filing Basis
1A
Original Filing Basis
1A
Published for Opposition
September 8, 1992
Registration Number
1791947
Registration Date
September 7, 1993
Owner
(REGISTRANT) PARKER, LAWRENCE INDIVIDUAL UNITED STATES 666 Greenwich Street Suite 760 New York NEW YORK 10014
Attorney of Record
Jenifer Paine
Disclaimer
NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE "PRODUCTIONS" APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN
Type of Mark
SERVICE MARK
Register
PRINCIPAL
Affidavit Text
SECT 15. SECT 8 (6-YR).
Live/Dead Indicator
DEAD
Cancellation Date
June 12, 2004
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