Kurtis Blow

The legendary Kurtis Blow is still ticking. The Hip-Hop pioneer is recovering after a successful heart transplant surgery.

At a time when many are putting their lives on the line daily to help save those effected by COVID-19, Hip-Hop wants to say thank you.

This is a new beginning... see his message below.

The Universal Hip-Hop museum has finally found a permanent home in the South Bronx.

Pioneering Hip-Hop artist Kurtis Blow suffered a heart attack last Saturday and he’s lucky police were there to help him.

Kurtis Blow and Busy Bee’s DJ, Kool DJ AJ, died yesterday, September 9 of unknown reasons. The Bronx native was instrumental in bringing scratching to the forefront of the culture, thanks to his 1982 single “That’s The Joint” and work on Kurtis Blow’s self-titled album the following year. He also broke Blow’s breakout single “Christmas […]

Russell Simmons and Danny Simmons are gearing up to host Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation’s 15th annual Art For Life benefit.

Councilman Fernando Cabrera is set to recognize some of Hip-Hop’s founding fathers with a New York City Council Proclamation. Honorees include Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel, and Afrika Bambaata.

Hip-Hop legends Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Afrika Bambaataa, Sugar Hill Gang and more will be honored this fall as inductees into the Hip-Hop Hall Of Fame Awards ceremony and concert to take place in New York in November during a televised broadcast. Joining the aforementioned will be Chief Rocker Busy Bee, Funky 4+1, Kurtis […]

Being first doesn’t always amount to being the best. However, in most instances, it puts you in the record books all the same. Throughout the course of Hip-Hop’s existence there have been a number of acts to come along and put their stamp on the game by setting game-changing precedents yet to be established by […]