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Kool Herc Files Lawsuit Against HBO and Producers of ‘Vinyl’ for Using His Likeness Without Permission

Don't mess with the legend.

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Kool Herc Names His Top 5 MCs

When the founding father of hip-hop speaks, the world listens. Earlier this week, The Combat Jack Show welcomed Kool Herc to the studio for an extensive interview and towards the end, Jack asked Herc who his top five MCs in the game were

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Today In Hip-Hop: VH1 Holds First-Ever Hip-Hop Honors Award Show

On this day, October 3, in hip-hop history…

2004: Hip-hop has often been neglected at mainstream award shows. Hip-hop categories had often been historically neglected during the televised show...

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The Ten Most Important Songs Of Hip-Hop’s First Decade

On August 11, 2013, hip-hop music celebrated the 40th anniversary of the day Kool Herc dragged his turntables and records to a Bronx recreation area and spun discs in an entirely different way than most had ever heard...

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15 Rappers Who Have Suffered Medical Emergencies

This past week has been dominated with headlines surrounding the news of Lil Wayne's most recent seizures. While the YMCMB impresario has since reportedly been released from the hospital and has fully recovered from his medical crisis, Weezy isn't the only emcee to have endured a medical emergency...

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Tone Trump’s SOBs Footage With Cassidy, Freeway, Melle Mel & Kool Herc [Video]

Trump makes his SOBs NYC performance an affair to remember...

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50 Cent Invades NYC’s Webster Hall [Video]

Last night (December 29) 50 Cent rocked XXL's Issue Release Party at NYC's Webster Hall. Here he performs his classic cuts while the legendary Kool Herc aside him watching...

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Kool Herc Gets Choked Up as He Remembers Heavy D

During a conference at Rutgers University, DJ Kool Herc shed a couple of tears as he talked about Heavy D...

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The Wonder Twinz Set up Kool Herc Fund

Fans are encouraged to donate to help Herc pay his medical bills...

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Why I’m not donating to Kool Herc

Aside from not having any money to donate.

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