The ‘Milly Rock’ Remains New York Rap Dance Royalty

New York changed during the summer of 2014, when the budding career of an animated, magnetic 20-year-old by the name of Bobby Shmurda took flight. “Hot Nigga,” a defining song of the 2010s, turned the East Flatbush, Brooklyn, rapper into a global star. It all began, technically, more than two minutes into the song’s video — specifically, at the 2:17–2:22 mark — when he tosses his grey fitted New York Knicks hat in the air, turns his back to the camera, and, surrounded by a crowd of his GS9 crew…

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