The Rap Map

Rucker Park

From “Welcome to New York City” by Cam'ron (Ft. Jay Z & Juelz Santana)

Lyrics

Rucker game attender; with the Bent parked
On the sidewalk with the temp plates on the fender

About

Located in the north end of Harlem, Rucker Park is the premier streetball court in New York City. The AND1 Mixtape Series was filmed here, and scores of NBA legends, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, got their starts at Rucker. Cam'ron, who grew up just blocks from Rucker, is a frequent “Rucker game attender,” and fellow Dipset member Jim Jones famously got jumped by some Junior M.A.F.I.A. members here in 1999