Kool Herc Hospitalized and He Needs Your Help!

The Godfather of Hip Hop, Kool Herc, has been hospitalized and is need of financial support. He’s got no health insurance and is having trouble paying the bills. DJ Premier has been helping to get the word out and donations are being accepted via regular mail or via PayPal. Donation addresses are up, all donations can be send to: KOOL HERC PRODUCTIONS P.O. BOX 20472 HUNTINGTON STATION , NY 11746 or you can wire you donation...

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Beat Street

Click to Buy it From Amazon.Com DIRECTOR: Stan Lathan PRODUCER: Harry Belafonte WRITER: Andrew Davis COMPANY: Mgm/Ua Studios YEAR: 1984 Synopsis Follows young up and coming deejay in the Bronx, his break dancing younger brother and their friends as they try to move to the top of the hip hop class.  Also includes graffiti artist and wife through their troubles leading up to the artists death.  Several performances from rappers,...

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Kool Herc
Jan07

Kool Herc

  Did you know that a man named Clive Campbell who was born in 1955 in Kingston, Jamaica is The Father of Hip Hop? Why don’t you? Kool Herc emigrated to the Bronx in 1967 when he was 12 years old.  While attending Alfred E. Smith High School he spent a lot of time in the weight room.  That fact coupled with his height spurned the other kids to call him Hercules. His first deejay gig was as his sister’s birthday...

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