CultureA number of hip hop
Hip hop is a form of musical expression and artistic culture that originated in African-American and Latino communities during the 1970s in New York City, specifically the Bronx. DJ Afrika Bambaataa outlined the four pillars of hip hop culture: MCing, DJing, breaking and graffiti writing...
artists come from the Seine-Saint-Denis, including one of the first major hip-hop groups in France, NTM
Suprême NTM is a French hip hop group formed in 1989 in the Seine-Saint-Denis département. The group comprises rappers Joey Starr and Kool Shen...
, as well as Lord Kossity
Lord Kossity is a hip hop mogul and rapper from Martinique, French Antilles, in the West Indies. His family is originally from Martinique but he was born in the suburbs of Paris, France and moved back to the French Antilles with his family when he was 11 years old.He began his career in the 1990s...
, or more recent acts such as Tandem or Sefyu
Youssef Soukouna , better known by his stage name Sefyu , is a French rapper of Senegalese descent. He comes from Aulnay-sous-Bois , a city in the French department of Seine-Saint-Denis...
Miscellaneous topicsSeine-Saint-Denis was scheduled to be the site of a 2004 International Exhibition
World's fair, World fair, Universal Exposition, and World Expo are various large public exhibitions held in different parts of the world. The first Expo was held in The Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom, in 1851, under the title "Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All...
. However this event was cancelled.