Watch “City Streets, Famous Musicians” above and see the group play Marvin Gaye on Gay Street, Katy Perry on Perry Street, Bing Crosby on Crosby Street, and, of course, some Ruff Ryders in Ryders Alley.
Our favorite moment? On the corner of West and Clarkson streets, CDZA starts with Kanye West’s “Power,” then pivots to play Kelly Clarkson’s “Since You’ve Been Gone.” Brilliant.
Their gimmick focuses on downtown Manhattan but going forward hopefully they can extend it across all five boroughs. Willie Nelson on Nelson Avenue in the Bronx? Jefferson Starship on Jefferson Avenue in Brooklyn? So many possibilities.