Paid PostPosted on Apr 27, 2018Everything You Need To Know About Boogie Down At The Bronx ZooHip-hop legends, street art, dancing, animals, and food. What more could you want?! Entry to the Boogie Down is included in your Bronx Zoo ticket, get one now!by Bronx ZooSponsored Advertising ContentFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink If you love animals, hip-hop, dancing, and food, grab your best friends, your boo, your family, and your neighbors and head over to Boogie Down at the Bronx Zoo! Andre Trenier You can pop into this event any weekend from May 5 to June 3. Here’s a sneak peek at what you’ll experience! On select days, you'll have a front-row seat to music history with live performances from hip-hop OGs Melle Mel and Scorpio. Property of Melle Mel & Scorpio Fun fact: Melle Mel produced an original track just for this event, called "Animals and MCs," with fellow pioneer Grandmaster Caz. And the legendary Sugarhill Gang will perform some of their iconic hits. Property of Sugarhill Gang Seeing them perform will truly be a rapper's delight. They'll be at the Zoo on select dates! DJs will be there spinning authentic BX beats that’ll make it impossible for you not to groove. Shutterstock When I say "Boogie Down," you say "Bronx!" Try to keep your jaw from hitting the ground as you watch B-boys and B-girls work their breakdancing magic. iStock / Getty Images Another mesmerizing art form native to the Bronx! Watch authentic street art come to life with renowned graffiti artists Tats Cru (pictured below), John “Crash” Matos, Andre Trenier, Giz, Shiro, Son of a Finch, and more. Julie Larsen Maher @ WCS There will also be a station where you can create your very own graffiti art. One, two, three to the fo’, learn how to rhyme at the Bronx Z-O-O! Jenny Risher Photo The iconic Grandmaster Caz will teach you the art of rhyming so you can achieve your true destiny of becoming an MC. Marvel at original artwork created by the Bronx Zoo’s animal friends (also known as artists-in-residence). Julie Larsen Maher @ WCS Art by the Animals Enrichment is one of the ways the Bronx Zoo keeps their animals active and healthy, exercising their minds and bodies. For their animals, the process of applying paint to canvas can be enriching and stimulating. It wouldn’t be a Bronx function without a tribute to salsa and mambo. iStock / Getty Images Check out a live performance of the infectious dances that united and were popularized by Cubans and Puerto Ricans in the Bronx! And on select dates, you can experience authentic Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Italian eats. Julie Larsen Maher @ WCS Dig into some special tastings of Arthur Ave's most popular cuisine! You know you want to Boogie Down at the Bronx Zoo! Entry is included in your Bronx Zoo ticket. Get it here!