Rapper's Delight Hotel Lookbook

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A celebration in the heart of hip hop’s original home,


We’ve developed a handcrafted adventure that unites music makers and music lovers alike. Spacious and plush rooms, in house musical amenities, and curated experiences to support your journey to find and evolve your sound to become yours.






Here’s to the beginnning of your musical journey. Relax and refuel in the oasis of the Queen Bee Suite or head up to the roof to re-energize at the Beat Bop Bar and prepare to create your next hit.

Hit the racks of our music collection with thousands of genres and sounds to choose from at our in-house sampling booth or listen to the sounds of the city on the B-Boy Suite’s large open terrace.



Music thrives when you’ve got two heads in on it, so go stay in EBR, our luxurious double suite with combined living space to join forces, before putting down the track in our studios at Smash Records.

Now that you’ve got your hit, show it off at The Get Up, our music venue with fully customizable stage effects, but make sure to emphasize your presence in our Star-Worthy Grandmaster Suite.

The first stop in your journey, Creation. Hip-Hop was forged from the sounds of the time, funk, disco, soul, jazz, and more, coming together for the joint purpose of self-expression and acknowledgement. This is where you can pour out the ideas and ambitions with boldly designed rooms with incredible views that immerse you in the vibrant culture that drives the new sound of New York City. The Queen Bee Suite will relax you with its spa bathroom with a bubbling jacuzzi and rainfall shower. Go and connect to the surround speakers to fill this cozyoasis with music that can follow through every step.

Jumpstart your creative process by lounging in the lavish separate living area with plush couches and enchanting floor to ceiling views. A large desk and workspace await your arrival, ready for your pen to hit the paper. Order room service and have a productive night of it.

Have your most rejuvenating night’s sleep in the cloud-like queen bed and when you wake up, with a push of a button, the curtains will pull away to beautiful views of the city streaming in the through the massive windows.

Ultramodern furniture awaits you on our award-winning rooftop bar ready for your ultimate night out. Specialty cocktails and light tapas will jumpstart your creativity as you lounge in our chairs contoured for peak comfort. The open dance floor will entice you as our acclaimed DJ jams into the late hours of the night paying tribute to the groovy genres that inspired the beginning of Hip-Hop to the sounds of now that bring on the party.

Let our Award-Winning bartender treat you to your classic drink or take a peek at our unique selection of handcrafted themed beverages. Chat with friends in our high-end comfortable lounge chairs while enjoying the rooftop views. Then, head over to the dance floor where our Acclaimed DJ will mix the night away with all your favorite jams.

Open all day long, head up to the Beat Bop Bar in the morning for a light breakfast with sunrise views and complimentary coffee, a tasty lunch with tea and sandwiches, or a mouthwatering evening with small plates and your favorite drinks. Sweet and savory meal and drink combinations are at your disposal with our sommelier.

Check out our event calender to each evening’s events from live performances to all-vinyl happy hours. See who will grace the stage from new artists to old favorites.

Delicously crafted, our renowned chef is able to accommodate most requests in order to tailor any of our menu options to fit your dietary requirements orneeds.



Craft your new favorite drink in one of our mixing classes, and if it’s a hit, we’ll add it to our specialty drink menu.

When the hunger hits, join us for our weekly tastings specially prepared by our top chef to find new favorite bites.

At his Back to School Jam, DJ Kool Herc revolutionized music when he began to cut up the instrumental portions of funk and other popular dance songs to create the ‘break,’ the best part of the song to dance to. This led the style we know as break dancing. The best dancers were honored to be known as B-Boys or B-Girls. In the B-Boy Suite, we honor this legacy as well as the movements which led to the popularity of the genre.

With the large open terrace and spacious bedroom, there’s plenty of space in the B-Boy Suite to practice your moves. Kick back and listen to your favorite tunes on your private balcony featuring bluetooth connectable speakers with customizable equalizer for whatever genre you’re feeling each night. The fully stocked mini-bar or room service is ready for you to rock the night away with friends, high above the city.

B-Boy’s luxurious one bedroom has a large outdoor terrace hanging over the city streets. Recharge with room service’s coffee or savor dinner with friends on your luxurious private balcony before heading upstairs to our renowned Beat Bop Bar. Soft fabrics and luscious materials cover the furniture and bed, ensuring you have the most comfortable stay you’ve ever had. The spectactular floor to ceiling windows allow for even the inside to feel like you’re in the midst of the city.

The invention of the sampling - new machine brought Hip Hop life. Being able to save, splice, and mix existing and new sounds allowed for the mashing of genres to create an entire new one. Explore existing sounds to fulfill your vision with our private sampling centers that bring the world of music to your fingertips.

Hundreds of Genres At the touch of a button, explore thousands of genres with our patented record, cassette and other format players. With our staggering collection of thousands of vinyls, cassettes, CDs, and digital files from hundreds of genres, you’ll be sure to find the exact sounds you’re looking for. Take it old-school with the SP1200 and layer up your beat, or push it to the 90’s with our MPC2000 XL. Newer and older equipment intermingle throughout the space to support your search.

Drum machines and other musical equipment, from sound boards to physical instruments, are on hand to fuel your sound. If you work best on your own, have any of our equipment delivered to your room for a personalized experience. If you’re not sure where to start, ask any of our technicians or sound engineers and they’d love to teach about the equipment and assist you in finding that perfect groove.

Quiet Sampling Areas Feel right at home in our suite style open space lounges equipped with players and monitors are ready for your group to come in to collaborate. Alternatively, pop on a pair of our open back headphones for optimal listening experience, without compromising sound quality. Fully loaded with vintage and contemporary modules with a great selection of time proven classics and new school analog gear perfect for recording and mixing, we welcome greatness and look forward to hearing what you

EBR is a celebration of the duos that rocked the world of hip hop. Legends like Eric B. and Rakim worked together to create the most influential music to hit the genre’s scene.

The perfect getaway room for your group is here. Double the trouble with your music partner with separate spacious bedrooms and spa inspired bathrooms with combined lounge and workspace.

The EBR is the perfect suite to join forces musician to musician while still enjoying your own time. Relax in your own space with walk-in closets, full tub bathrooms, and beautiful large bedrooms with bold pops of color and modern amenities that are sure to strike a

When you’re ready to get to work, head to the combined lounge and work space with two large desks and plenty of room for entertaining. Listen to your favorite songs by connecting to the surround speakers or choose a vinyl from the EBR’s collection and pop it into its personal record player.

Whether you’ve got your family of groupies or want a musical oasis for you and your partner, the EBR has you covered with large spaces to work, relax, and entertain.

Cultivate your sound in one of our nine professionally designed and acoustically engineered recording studios. We offer a range of studio sizes which can be tailored specifically to the needs of your recording project so you feel right at home while working on your next music project. Create your next masterpiece using our cutting edge recording and audio engineering equipment including the Rupert Neve Shelford 5088 as well as the best from API, Neve, SSL, Universal Audio, Pultec Tube-Tech, Undertone Audio, ATC, ProAc, Adam, Focal, Neumann, Roland, Altec, AKG, Beyer, AEA, Royer, Coles and more. With dozens of instruments and sounds at your disposal, the possibilities are limitless. 24/7 access. Hotel + Studio

All nine studios surround the Hip-Hop inspired hang-out and business center, with murals and artworks on display of the greats to inspire your upcoming project. Record players and the sound system let you bring your work with you, and for those necessary snack breaks, fully stocked minibars and a direct to kitchen phone are here to let you focus on what you do best, music. Maybe the last thing you shredded was paper, not a guitar, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t a rock star in your own right. Contemporary, luxury designed couches and business spaces puts you in charge with high-speed WiFi access and computers, all in an ultra cool lounge setting. The music business has never looked this good.

With 14-foot ceilings and walls of windows, the star of the Grandmaster suite is the bedroom fit for a rock star. The king sized bed fit with luscious fabrics will lull you to sleep with a Sleep Number mattress to put you at your most comfortable. Reserve ironing services and a wake-up call to be the most prepared for your big

The spacious separate living space creates your own oasis with the best views of the city. Enjoy premimum complimentary coffee in your personal espresso machine while watching the game or your favorite music videos on demand on the 58” high definition plasma TV. Comfortable lounge chairs and your own Crosley record player top

is the largest and most lavish accommodation at Rapper’s Delight. Funky décor and plush furniture create a design that’s sophisticated yet edgy, with warm wood tones and lux fabrics throughout it. Just a few steps upstairs you can head to the Beat Bop Bar for a lively night of music and revelry. Fully integrated smart devices ensure the most comfortable stay possible. Sleek and warm, the Grandmaster Suite is a music star’s heaven. The suite features a full spa-inspired bathroom with air-jet tub and walkin rainfall shower equipped with waterproof bluetooth speakers for built in relaxation. The double hydro spa tub sits next to gorgeous large tinted windows for glorious night time views without sacrificing your privacy. Ring our spa team to have your tub prepared with aromatic oils and enjoy a glass of champagne in your private spa for an unwinding experience before your big show. Dine-in and pre-order breakfast to be delivered at your door and enjoy it on the suite’s large private terrace that faces the east river for beautiful sunrises and shade throughout the day. Modern glass and metal furnishings adorn the terrace for an upscaled evening with a fully catered private dinner upon request. If you’re planning a party, additional seating is available as well as cleaning services so you’re free to enjoy the

Once you’re ready to release your new sound, promote yourself at The Get Up, our in house venue designed to get the crowd moving for a night full of energy. In our dynamic music hall, anything can be possible. Serving up state of the art sound design and the best showcase-quality performances for an initimate yet still rowdy crowd of 300 listeners. Different artists come perform every night from hundreds of genres, so there’ll always be a show on for you. Book in advance, whether you’re performing or visiting, to save your seat or save your stage for a night of revelry.

Soon to be your number one destination for the best in live entertainment, the Get Up is professionally designed with acoustic architecture to propel your music throughout the venue. Featuring a large stage with ample dance room and seated areas, there’s plenty of room for whatever you can imagine. We guarantee a high quality performance every night that’ll get you moving. Stake your claim to the front row with one of our exclusive hotel specials available on our website or join our mailing list to tune-in for everything music from our upcoming shows and events, to promotional offerings for our rooms, studios, and venue alike. We’re so excited to rock all night with you.

Whether you’re looking for a local jam band or tracking down some of the biggest names from your bucket list, the Get Up is stacked with artists to suit any music taste. The rolling line-up of artists curated by music lovers such as yourself will have you dancing the night away, every night. Together, we’ll pack the house every night for the liveliest performances sure to leavea mark.

Bring your own MC or have our house host hype up your show and get the crowd moving. We redefine the night and day life and event scene with the top producers and live performances at all hours. As an explosive destination, we ensure the most unforgettable moments, day or night. We really go all out with the production. Drinks, dance floor and great service to boot, there is bound to be something unexpected going on. We’ve got hottest in the line up, sure to max out the dance floor. Located in the interior of the hotel, the Get Up’s sound proof walls and fully adjustable lighting will elevate any act. Fine tune your performance with the customizable stage lighting and effects will make your show your own. The venue features the latest in sound, lighting, and audio technology, as well as ample seating capacity, making them ideal for every event. No matter what cause for celebration, our staff will ensure your special event will be an exceptional experience worthy of an encore. With cutting-edge audio visual technology and a carefully curated lineup, The Get Up is ready for your best performance.

When we’re not rocking out to your show, we work with the Music Forward Foundation that transforms lives, inspires careers and champions for a more inclusive musicindustry. Focusing on young people ages 12-22 in under-represented communities, Music Forward sets the stage for success by providing workshops and showcases to inspire the next generation of music industry leaders and innovators.




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