Kool Herc is the “father” of the Hip-Hop culture; this is not up for debate. The renowned icon stopped through The Combat Jack Show for what surely was an enlightening interview.
Even though the spotlight doesn’t shine as hard as it should on those who helped birth Hip-Hop, DJ Kool Herc and other pioneers will keep representing the culture in a month-long Hip-Hop festival in Queens, New York.
Last week two of Hip-Hop’s most iconic figures appeared to clash, this after a letter released by the Zulu Nation stated that Kool Herc did create the culture. Zulu Nation founder Afrika Bambaataa has addressed the supposed division in a following statement this week, and says his group and Herc are not at odds.