A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from July 05, 2007
Borough That’s Thorough (Brooklyn)

Brooklyn has been called the “borough that’s thorough” in hip hop. The nickname is seldom used.


About MB
Hailing from the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York, MBF hopes to continue the trend of great emcees who have emerged from the borough that’s thorough. 

myspace
Hometown: From the borough that’s thorough baby! BROOKLYN!!

Alarming News
November 25, 2006
Two days in Brooklyn
My Thanksgiving weekend, so far, in pictures. I’m heading back to, as Tom calls it, “the borough that’s thorough” today so will be adding more to the set.

Half-A-Mill Lyrics
Artist: Half-A-Mill
Album:  Da Hustle Don’t Stop
Song:  N.Y.C.
Typed by:

uh, Half-A-Mill, Brooklyn
Yea, New York city, Manhattan, Queens

Where we from son?

[Chorus: Half-A-Mill]
We from New York City, New York City
Grimey, thug gritty, New York City
I’m from New York City, New York City
we get money, we get busy, we get paid in New York City
(..)
Uh, I’m from borough that’s thorough
Lil niggaz pushin CL-6’s

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityNeighborhoods • (0) Comments • Thursday, July 05, 2007 • Permalink