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Kurtis Blow

Curtis "Kurtis Blow" Walker, (born on August 9, 1959, in Harlem, New York) is one of the pioneer rappers in the recording industry, and hip hop's first mainstream star. "The Breaks" (1980) is one of hip hop's undisputed classics, with its catchy disco tune and rapping style. Blow was influenced by DJ Hollywood. He became an MC in his own right around 1977, and changed his name to Kurtis Blow (as in a body blow) at the suggestion of his manager, future rap mogul Russell Simmons. Read more on

Kurtis Blow has 6 songs that have been featured in movies like Angel Camouflaged, Beautiful Losers, It's Kind of a Funny Story and Soul Food. What is your favorite song by Kurtis Blow?


Songs from Kurtis Blow

Gimme Three Steps
The Blow
The Breaks
Kurtis Blow Rap
If I Ruled The World
Dial a Jam

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