Rap pioneers Marley Marl and Dj Kool Herc are teaming up with officials from Queens Library in New York to take part in the organisation's 31 Days of Hip-Hop celebration. The veteran stars will kick off the month-long event on Thursday (01May14) by giving fans a breakdown of the History of Hip-Hop in a talk at the Teen Center in Jamaica, Queens. Other events planned throughout May include a breakdancing workshop, a Dj battle and the launch of the library's rap archive, titled Hip-Hop Elements.