He called his dancers "break-boys" and "break-girls", or simply b-boys and b-girls. Campbell's DJ style was quickly taken up by figures such as Afrika Bambaataa and Grandmaster Flash. Unlike them, he never made the move into commercially recorded hip hop in its earliest years.Dub ExamplesKurtis BlowBirth name Kurtis WalkerBorn August 9, 1959 (age 50)Origin Harlem, New York City, New York, USKurtis Walker (born 9 August 1959), better known by his stage name Kurtis Blow, is an American rapper and music producer. He is one of the first commercially successful rappers and the first to sign with a major record label. "The Breaks", a single from his 1980 debut album, is the first certified gold rap song.Kurtis Blow: The Breaks MP3- 1980Run-D.M.C: Origin Hollis, Queens, New York, USAFormer membersJoseph "Run" Simmons, Darryl "D.M.C." McDanielsJason "Jam-Master Jay" Mizell. In 2007, the trio was named Greatest Hip Hop Group of All Time by MTV.com. They were also named Greatest Hip Hop Artist of All Time by VH1. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 4, 2009, the second hip-hop group to be inducted, after Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five.Run DMC Sucker M.C.'s (Krush-Groove 1) - 1984
The Sugar Hill Gang's* “Rapper’s Delight"* 1979as performed over the breakdown sectionof a discohit; in this case, Chic's -"Good Times." (pre sampling via editing the studio tape or by having a DJ cutthem into the track) R.D. is generally considered to be the song that first popularized hip hop in the United States and around the world. “Positive Force” plays the opening vampDebunk central evolution theories. Explain commercial packaging of disparate genres----5/12- 5/13, '10 ----------Grandmaster FlashBirth name Joseph SaddlerBorn January 1, 1958 (age 52)Origin South Bronx, New YorkGrandmaster Flash, is an American hip hop musician and DJ; one of the pioneers of hip-hop DJing, cutting, and mixing. "The Message" (1982) by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five* is sometimes cited as the birth of 'serious' hip hop, though 'novelty rap' songs were a regular occurrence in the 1980s and later. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007, becoming the first hip hop/rap artists to be so honored. The Message: MP3- 1982Ice Cube- Check YourselfAfrika Bambaataa:Birth name Kevin DonovanOrigin The Bronx, New York, U.S.