Subject:

Kool Herc

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    After a Decade, Lost Screwed Up Click Album The Take Over Comes to Light

    The dream seemed dead. John Hawkins, a man blessed with the voice of a preacher and the mind of a rap savant, known as Big H.A.W.K., was gone. The one major cog in the machine that was the Screwed Up Click after DJ Screw's tragic passing in 2000 had been taken from the Earth. Two years after H.A.W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Baby Chino, World's Youngest DJ: "I Have Haters"

    Austin-born Ri-yan Dolan is only eight years old -- he turns a ripe nine on August 25 -- and holds the title of the world's youngest DJ, spinning under the name DJ Baby Chino. At a time when kids half his age can operate iPads and iPhones with ease, it should be no surprise that Dolan was only five ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Is It Right To Ask Fans To Pitch In For Health Care?

    ​The current economic environment has made times a bit rougher for artists in America, particularly musicians. Take DJ Kool Herc. The pioneering hip-hop DJ, who created the music's breakbeat foundation by switching back and forth between the breakdown section of two different funk sides, was h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    Bob Marley: Think You Know Him, Mon?

    ​Bob Marley: The Untold Story By Chris Salewicz Music journalist Chris Salewicz hasn't been afraid to tackle the big names in print. In addition to his work as a features writer at NME from 1974-81 and active freelancer, he's previously penned biographies on Paul McCartney, Jimi Hendrix, Mick ... More >>

  • Music

    September 14, 2006

    Ready for Some Football?

    The Houston Symphony sure is

  • Home Entertainment

    March 30, 2006

    Spray-On Soul

    Getting Up is a flawed but fascinating ode to graffiti's early years

  • Calendar

    July 7, 2005
  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Damn, That DJ Made My Day

    Jam Master Jay, 1965-2002

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