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Queensbridge Houses

Index Queensbridge Houses

Queensbridge is the largest public housing development in North America. [1]

64 relations: African Americans, Asian people, Baseball, Big Noyd, Black, Blaq Poet, Bravehearts, Brooklyn, Capone (rapper), Capone-N-Noreaga, Circuit City, Complex (magazine), Cormega, Craig G, DNAinfo, East River, Girl Scouts of the USA, Havoc (musician), HipHopDX, Hispanic and Latino Americans, Housing Act of 1937, Infamous Mobb, Juice Crew, Julie Dash, Latino, List of New York City Housing Authority properties, Little League Baseball, Long Island City, Lou Del Valle, Marley Marl, MC Shan, Mel Johnson Jr., Metta World Peace, Mobb Deep, MTV, Multiracial, Nas, Native Americans in the United States, Nature (rapper), New York City, New York City Housing Authority, New York City Subway, Newsday, North America, Public housing, Queens, Queens Community Board 1, Queensboro Bridge, Race (human categorization), Ravenswood Generating Station, ..., Roxanne Shante, Scouting in New York, Screwball (group), Sean Green (basketball), The Bridge Wars, The Fresh Air Fund, The New York Times, Tragedy Khadafi, Vern Fleming, White, White people, XXL (magazine), 21st Street–Queensbridge (IND 63rd Street Line), 63rd Street Lines. Expand index (14 more) »

African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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Asian people

Asian people or Asiatic peopleUnited States National Library of Medicine.

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Baseball

Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.

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Big Noyd

TaJuan Akeem Perry, (born May 7, 1975), better known by his stage name Big Noyd, is an American rapper from Queensbridge, New York.

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Black

Black is the darkest color, the result of the absence or complete absorption of visible light.

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Blaq Poet

Wilbur Bass (born May 31, 1969), better known as Blaq Poet is an American rapper from Queensbridge, New York, United States.

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Bravehearts

Bravehearts are an East Coast hip hop group from New York, New York.

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with a census-estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017.

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Capone (rapper)

Kiam Akasi Holley (born February 8, 1976), better known by his stage name Capone, is an American rapper.

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Capone-N-Noreaga

Capone-N-Noreaga (also known as C-N-N) is an American hip hop duo formed in 1995, from Queens, New York City, New York.

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Circuit City

Circuit City was an American multinational consumer electronics retail company that operated stores across the United States.

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Complex (magazine)

Complex is an American New York-based media platform for youth culture which was founded as a bi-monthly magazine by fashion designer Marc (Ecko) Milecofsky.

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Cormega

Cory McKay, better known by his stage name Cormega, is an American rapper, songwriter and poet.

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Craig G

Craig Curry (born March 24, 1973),Hess, Mickey (2009) Hip Hop in America: a Regional Guide: Volume 1 - East Coast and West Coast, Greenwood Publishing Group,, p. 55Bry, David (2001) "Something in the Water", Vibe, March 2001, p. 80 better known by his stage name Craig G, is an American rapper from Queensbridge, New York.

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DNAinfo

DNAinfo was an online newspaper that focused on neighborhood news in New York City and Chicago.

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East River

The East River is a salt water tidal estuary in New York City.

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Girl Scouts of the USA

Girl Scouts of the United States of America (GSUSA), commonly referred to as simply Girl Scouts, is a youth organization for girls in the United States and American girls living abroad.

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Havoc (musician)

Kejuan Muchita (born May 21, 1974), better known by his stage name Havoc, is an American rapper and record producer.

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HipHopDX

HipHopDX is an online magazine of hip hop music criticism and news.

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Hispanic and Latino Americans

Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.

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Housing Act of 1937

The Housing Act of 1937, formally the "United States Housing Act of 1937" and sometimes called the Wagner-Steagall Act, provided for subsidies to be paid from the U.S. government to local public housing agencies (LHAs) to improve living conditions for low-income families.

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Infamous Mobb

Infamous Mobb, also known as IM3, is a hip hop group from Queensbridge, Long Island City, Queens, New York, United States, composed of members Ty Nitty, Twin Gambino, Godfather Pt.III, and Ron Gotti.

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Juice Crew

The Juice Crew was a Hip Hop collective made up largely of Queensbridge (New York, US)–based artists in the mid–to–late 1980s.

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Julie Dash

Julie Dash (born October 22, 1952) is an American film director, writer, producer, website creator and music video and commercial director.

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Latino

Latino is a term often used in the United States to refer to people with cultural ties to Latin America, in contrast to Hispanic which is a demonym that includes Spaniards and other speakers of the Spanish language.

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List of New York City Housing Authority properties

Vanderveer Estates Apartments nka Flatbush Gardens, Tiffany Towers nka Tivoli Towers, Ebbets Field Apartments and Towers of Bay Ridge in Brooklyn, all four includes rent, gas & electric (AC including) in the lease, so it's not projects or developments owned by NYCHA, even though all four take Section 8.

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Little League Baseball

Little League Baseball and Softball (officially, Little League International) is a nonprofit organization based in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania, United States, which organizes local youth baseball and softball leagues throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world.

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Long Island City

Long Island City (LIC) is the westernmost residential and commercial neighborhood of the New York City borough of Queens.

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Lou Del Valle

Louis Del Valle (born July 13, 1968 in Long Island City, New York) is an American boxer and the former WBA light heavyweight title holder.

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Marley Marl

Marlon Williams (born September 30, 1962), better known by his stage name Marley Marl, is an American DJ, record producer, rapper and record label founder, primarily operating in hip hop music.

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MC Shan

Shawn Moltke (born September 6, 1965) better known by his stage name MC Shan, is an American hip hop and R&B recording artist.

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Mel Johnson Jr.

Mel Johnson Jr. is an American actor and film producer from Long Island City, Queens, in New York City.

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Metta World Peace

Metta World Peace (born Ronald William Artest Jr.; November 13, 1979) is an American professional basketball coach and former player.

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Mobb Deep

Mobb Deep was an American hip hop music duo from Queens, New York.

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MTV

MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.

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Multiracial

Multiracial is defined as made up of or relating to people of many races.

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Nas

Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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Nature (rapper)

Jermain Baxter (born December 5, 1972), better known as Nature, is an American rapper, best known for his association with fellow Queensbridge-born rapper Nas and having replaced Cormega in the original QB group the Firm.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Housing Authority

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) provides housing for low and moderate income residents throughout the five boroughs of New York City.

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New York City Subway

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

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Newsday

Newsday is an American daily newspaper that primarily serves Nassau and Suffolk counties and the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island, although it is sold throughout the New York metropolitan area.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Public housing

Public housing is a form of housing tenure in which the property is owned by a government authority, which may be central or local.

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Queens

Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City.

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Queens Community Board 1

The Queens Community Board 1 is a local advisory group in New York City, encompassing the neighborhoods of Astoria, Long Island City, Queensbridge, Ditmars, Ravenswood, Steinway, Garden Bay, and Woodside, in the Borough of Queens.

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Queensboro Bridge

The Queensboro Bridge, also known as the 59th Street Bridge – because its Manhattan end is located between 59th and 60th Streets – and officially titled the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, is a cantilever bridge over the East River in New York City that was completed in 1909.

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Race (human categorization)

A race is a grouping of humans based on shared physical or social qualities into categories generally viewed as distinct by society.

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Ravenswood Generating Station

Ravenswood Generating Station is a 2,480 megawatt power plant in Long Island City in Queens, New York.

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Roxanne Shante

Roxanne Shante (born Lolita Shanté Gooden; November 9, 1969) is an American hip hop musician and rapper.

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Scouting in New York

Scouting in New York has a long history, from the 1910s to the present day, serving thousands of youth in programs that suit the environment in which they live.

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Screwball (group)

Screwball is a New York City hip hop group, with members Hostyle, KL, Blaq Poet, & Solo.

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Sean Green (basketball)

Sean Curtis Green (born February 2, 1970) is a retired American professional basketball player, a USA Triathlon-certified triathlon coach, and former head coach of the girls' basketball team at the Convent of the Sacred Heart Prep School.

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The Bridge Wars

The Bridge Wars was a hip hop rivalry during the mid-to-late 1980s and early 1990s, that arose from a dispute over the true birthplace of hip hop music and retaliation over the rejecting of a record for airplay.

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The Fresh Air Fund

The Fresh Air Fund is a not-for-profit agency that provides free summer vacations in the country to New York City children from low-income communities.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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Tragedy Khadafi

Percy Chapman (born August 13, 1971, in Queens, New York, United States), known by his stage name Tragedy Khadafi, and formerly known as Intelligent Hoodlum, is an American rapper and producer who hails from the Queensbridge Housing Projects in Queens, New York,Brown, Marisa.

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Vern Fleming

Vern Fleming (born February 4, 1962) is an American former professional basketball player who played twelve seasons in the NBA from 1984 until 1996.

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White

White is the lightest color and is achromatic (having no hue), because it fully reflects and scatters all the visible wavelengths of light.

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White people

White people is a racial classification specifier, used mostly for people of European descent; depending on context, nationality, and point of view, the term has at times been expanded to encompass certain persons of North African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian descent, persons who are often considered non-white in other contexts.

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XXL (magazine)

XXL is an American hip hop magazine, published by Townsquare Media, founded in 1997.

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21st Street–Queensbridge (IND 63rd Street Line)

21st Street–Queensbridge is a station on the IND 63rd Street Line of the New York City Subway.

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63rd Street Lines

The IND 63rd Street Line and BMT 63rd Street Line, also referred to as the 63rd Street Crosstown, Crosstown Route, or Route 131-A, are two rapid transit lines of the IND and BMT divisions of the New York City Subway system.

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Queensbridge Houses (Queens), Queensbridge Housing Projects, Queensbridge, New York, Queensbridge, Queens.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queensbridge_Houses

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