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    Kurtis Blow

    Kurtis Blow was born Kurtis Walker in Harlem in 1959The first rapper to sign with a major record label, was instrumental in bringing rap from the underground to the masses. He began to immerse himself in the newborn hip-hop culture in the early '70s; in 1976, he enrolled at City College of New York, where he became program director at the college's radio station. During his college years, Blow ...more

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