Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Kurtis Blow’s “Basketball” (1984)
Kurtis Blow ARTIST: Kurtis Blow TITLE: “Basketball” ALBUM: Ego Trip (1984) BUY: Amazon WATCH/LISTEN: “Basketball” appears on Kurtis Blow’s 1984 album ‘Ego Trip’ Song Stuck in Our Heads Today: Kurtis Blow’s “Basketball” (1984)
Happy Birthday to Kurtis Blow, Born August 9, 1959
Kurtis Blow station. He became an MC in his own right around 1977, and changed his name to Kurtis Blow (as in a body Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Kurtis Blow’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Happy Birthday to Kurtis Blow, Born August 9, 1959 Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Kurtis Blow’s musical legacy and share your personal first commercially successful rap artist, Kurtis Blow is a towering figure in hip-hop history. His , strutting party music that captures the exuberance of an art form still in its youth. Kurtis Blow was ' teenage brother Joseph -- who, after changing his stage name from "Son of Kurtis Blow," would go on to
Happy Birthday to Nasir “Nas” Jones, Born September 14, 1973
Dreams (Are Made of This)" and Kurtis Blow's "If I Ruled the World," respectively -- broadened Nas
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be homicidal.” Terminator X’s cut collage of Kurtis Blow, Aretha Franklin, Syl Johnson, and J.R
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, with all three emcees rapping over a disco-infused beat provided by T-Smoov (which samples Kurtis Blow’s “The Breaks”) mainly known for his production of the R&B group Tha Truth! On “Likwit Ridas,” Tha
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had been pop successes in rap before him, like Kurtis Blow, Run-DMC and Whodini, and there were also
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Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Kurtis Blow, Grandmaster Caz, and Afrika Bambaataa & the
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providing the cuts on the chorus, wrecking a vocal sample from Kurtis Blow’s “Tough.” “A Day of Sooperman
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Kurtis Blow, and Slick Rick vocals. “Hold It Now…” was also the source of possibly the first sample
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