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Rythm And Poetry
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message (Official Video)
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message. A lot of so-called scholars/pundits associate the origins of hip hop with promoting materialism, violence, etc. Creators know that hip hop is a movement created to transform material conditions while developing new forms of effective conflict resolution. Only when corporate pirates came to town did the *message of hiphop change. The element of rap may be exploited-dead but hip hop (like jazz) will never end~~it evolves and it goes on...FOREVER.
Kurtis Blow Was the First Rapper to Sign With a Major Record Label - Beats, Rhymes & Lists
1980 | With "Rapper's Delight" still riding the charts, Kurtis Blow releases his first single, "Christmas Rappin'". Blow's second single, "The Breaks," is a hit; and becomes hip-hop's first gold single. In his shows, Blow now sometimes allows DJ Run to rhyme with him.