A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from July 30, 2006
Bucktown (Brownsville, Brooklyn or the borough of Brooklyn)

“Bucktown” is a hip-hop term for Brownsville, Brooklyn or the entire borough of Brooklyn. Maybe Brownsville receives lots of “buckshot.”
   
   
Urban Dictionary
bucktown
Brooklyn, NYC.
“Bucktown USA - Boot Camp Click”
“Bucktown - Smif n Wesson”
by Hamydeez Oct 6, 2003
   
Wikipedia: List of City Nicknames in the United States
Brooklyn:
The City of Churches
The City of Trees
BK
Brooknah
Brooknam
Bucktown
Crooklyn
Medina
The planet
     
Google Groups: rec.music.hip-hop, alt.rap
From:  Tommy K. - view profile
Date:  Thurs, Apr 20 1995 12:00 am
 
>Black Moon (Buckshot can’t rhyme w/o sayin “shit iz real” or “Bucktown”)
     
Google Groups: rec.music.hip-hop, alt.rap
From:  Niels Janssen - view profile
Date:  Fri, Dec 1 1995 12:00 am
 
I N T E R N E T ’ S   T O T A L L Y   U N O F F I C I A L
R A P   D I C T I O N A R Y  
(...)
Bucktown
A neighborhood better known as the Brownsville section of Brooklyn used by Smif & Wesson and Black Moon.
 
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