Kool Herc

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. The answer was certainly surprising
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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.  Meanwhile, hip-hop artists rarely get special recognition from their peers or other artists...
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. In addition, when his homeboy Coke La Rock started talking trash into a micr…
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 e…

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