But when it got shot up they went home and said "Damn
There's got to be a better way to hear our music every day
B-boys getting blown away but coming outside anyway"
Pioneering hip-hop journalist Davey D remembers the early parties:
Parties in the park often ended in a shootout with someone getting killed. Hip-hop pioneers like Flash used to roll with notorious gangs like The Casanova Crew, who not only worked security but also frequently fleeced patrons who attended the events. Gangs like Zulu, Casanovas and The Nine Crew were all a part of hip hop. They were factors in the game
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