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Maurice Malone opened the Hip-Hop Shop on the West side of Detroit on Seven Mile as a spot to sell his coveted jeans and leather clothing
15736 W Seven Mile Rd Detroit, MI 48235
Creem Magazine, America’s only rock ‘n’ roll magazine, was founded in 1969 by Wayne State student Barry Kramer and Brit Tony Reray in a defeated building in Detroit’s Cass Corridor.
3729 Cass Ave. Detroit, Michigan
The MC5 pad in Ann Arbor was a hub for local rock bands and activists that were in Ann Arbor.
1510 Hill St. Ann Arbor, Michigan
Iggy Pop and his band the Stooges got started in this home. It was a hot spot in the local Ann Arbor music scene.
1324 Forest Court Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Blue Bird Inn was “The hippest modern jazz nightspot” in Detroit during the city’s bebop era.
5021 Tireman St. Detroit, Michigan
Joni Mitchell lived in Detroit in this building on the fifth floor between 1965 and early 1967.
92 W. Ferry St. Detroit, Michigan
J Dilla’s Basement is where Slum Village, Pete Rock, D’Angelo, Jazzy Jeff and Erykah Badu Crafted Their Styles
J Dilla aka Jay Dee crafted his style from about 1992 to 1997 in this basement. His studio gave birth to a revolutionary approach to hip-hop production.
3103 East Nevada Street, Detroit, Michigan
State of The Union bar was a lounge and live performance venue in North West DC, on the historic “U Street Corridor”.
1357 U Street NW Washington DC, DC 20009
When it opened in 1910 the Howard Theatre it was known as “the largest colored theatre in the world.” After falling to disarray it was restored and reopened in 2012.
620 T Street Washington, DC 20001
Levi Stubbs was the lead vocalist of the legendary musical Motown group The Four Tops. The Detroit-based quartet also included Renaldo “Obie” Benson, Lawrence Payton and Abdul “Duke” Fakir.
18512 Santa Barbara, Detroit, Michigan
Madonna lived with her parents and seven siblings in this four-bed, two-bath house till she moved out at 18 to attend the University of Michigan.
2036 Oklahoma Ave. Rochester Hills, Michigan
The Chess Mate was one of Detroit’s most famous and legendary Blues clubs and’60s folk clubs,
17126 Livernois Ave. Detroit, Michigan