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Kurtis Blow


Kurtis Blow Takes The Rap

Report and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, January 1980

ASK KURTIS BLOW about 'Another One Bites the Dust' and his reply is quick and to the point. "That's my 'Christmas Rappin''." ...

Kurtis Blow: Rumble In The (Concrete) Jungle!

Interview by Lloyd Bradley, Blues & Soul, January 1980

A Blow by Blow account... ...

Kurtis Blow: Blow by Blow

Report and Interview by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, October 1980

MY STORY — BY KURTIS BLOWAs rapped to Richard Grabel ...

Kurtis Blow Raps His Way To The Top

Report and Interview by John Morthland, Rolling Stone, March 1981

The sound of the streets hits the heartland. ...

Rap, Rap, Rapping At Top 10’s Door: Kurtis Blow and Company

Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, June 1981

Twas the night before Christmas and allthrough the house...Hold it, hold it. That’s PLAYED OUT.Don’t give me all that jiveAbout things you wrote before I ...

A B-Boy's Progress

Profile by Carol Cooper, Village Voice, The, September 1983

WHEN RAP WAS first struggling out of the youth-center playgrounds and into big-time notoriety, Kurtis Blow was there. ...

Kurtis Blow: America (Mercury)

Review by Simon Reynolds, Melody Maker, January 1986


LL Cool J, Doug E. Fresh, Kurtis Blow: Krush Groove Party, Madison Square Garden, New York NY

Live Review by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, January 1986

RUSH PRODUCTIONS, an organization with the best intentions, conceived this event to be a celebration of the success of the film Krush Groove and of the consolidation ...

Kurtis Blow: A Blow-By-Blow Guide to Rapping

Interview by Frank Owen, Melody Maker, April 1986

At the ripe old age of 25, KURTIS BLOW is the Godfather of Rap. Here, he takes Frank Owen through his personal step-by-step guide to the art of rappinghood ...

Kurtis Blow: Kurt's Kingdom

Interview by Sean O'Hagan, New Musical Express, November 1986


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