New York City is home to many things: raw talent, greasy pizza, and mean mugs may be the first things to come to mind. But, you can't talk about New York City without addressing the birth of hip-hop and the many legends that have walked the streets of this concrete jungle. Fast forward a few decades. Although hip-hop's appearance in NYC may be different from pop locking in parks or intense street corner ciphers, its presence is still alive and well. D-Stroy Melendez, host of Flama's "Left Unattended," is no novice when it comes to hip-hop in New York City. Every Tuesday "Left Unattended" dives into the history of the genre with cameos from all manner of heavyweights. Click through to find out D-Stroy's choice venues for checking out hip-hop in NYC this summer.

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