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Kurtis Blow To Chair Hip Hop Museum

The museum is slated to open in the Bronx in 2018, four years after construction began, and the 57-year-old was recently asked to chair the project. "They just told me they're...

Rapper Kurtis Blow Thanks Police Officers For Saving His Life

The hip-hop icon, real name Kurt Walker, reportedly got into an altercation with another man and as police officers were responding to the scene, the 57-year-old collapsed and stopped breathing. As soon as...

Rappers Pay Respects To Kool Dj Aj

Blow, who frequently collaborated with the DJ in the 1970s and 1980s, announced the sad news on on Wednesday. In a message on the social media site, he wrote, "RIP...

Hip-hop Legends To Receive Proclamations From New York City Official

Hip-hop legends Afrika Bambaataa, Kurtis Blow and Grandmaster Flash are set to be honoured by New York City officials.The hitmakers will receive official proclamations from Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera on Wednesday (12Mar14). Grandmaster...

Madonna's Son Teaches Her To Breakdance

Madonna's son Rocco is teaching her how to breakdance.The 53-year-old pop superstar has mastered numerous dance moves throughout her four-decade spanning career but she is struggling to copy Rocco's street-inspired shapes.When asked if she teaches...

Heavy D To Be Honoured At Soul Train Awards

Big Daddy Kane, Kurtis Blow and Doug E. Fresh are among the rappers who will pay tribute to Heavy D at the upcoming Soul Train Awards.The veteran MC, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, died last...

Rapper Kurtis Blow Busted For Pot Possession

Rap pioneer KURTIS BLOW has been fined for drug possession after airport security guards found a stash of marijuana on him during a body scan in Los Angeles.The hip-hop star, real name Kurtis Combs, was...

Blow + Levert Join Mourners At 'N' Word Funeral

Hip-hop legend KURTIS BLOW and R+B singer EDDIE LEVERT were among the mourners who laid the offensive word "n**ger" to rest in Detroit, Michigan on Monday (09Jul07). The pallbearing stars were joined by dignitaries including...

Mele Mel Unimpressed By 50 Cent

Hip-hop legend MELE MEL is convinced rapper 50 CENT will one day follow him into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - even though he "won't deserve it". Mele Mel and his GRANDMASTER FLASH...

Kurtis Blow Launches Christian Hip-hop Label

Hip-hop pioneer KURTIS BLOW has teamed up with Holy Hip-Hop Music to found Christian record label Music Ministry Recordings. The BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND DJ/rapper has already launched his TV show HIP-HOP AMERICA which broadcasts...

Blow Bringing Hip-hop Religion To Tv

Hip-hop pioneer KURTIS BLOW is using music to minister to everyday Americans after signing a deal to film new series HIP-HOP AMERICA. The BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND DJ/rapper will broadcast the religious service he compares...

Mourners Gather To Celebrate The Life Of Professor X

Mourners gathered on Friday (24MAR06) in Brooklyn, New York City, to celebrate the life of late X-CLAN rapper PROFESSOR X. Professor X - real name LUMUMBA CARSON - died earlier this month (17MAR06) after contracting...

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