|
Movies Books Music Food Tv Shows Technology Politics Video Games Parenting Fashion Green Living more >

Lunch » Tags » Hip Hop Artists » Reviews » Kool DJ Herc

Kool DJ Herc

1 rating: 5.0
A legendary DJ that is credited with being the father of hip-hop.

Clive Campbell (born April 16, 1955), also known as Kool Herc, DJ Kool Herc and Kool DJ Herc, is a Jamaican-born DJ who is credited with originating hip hop music, in The Bronx, New York City. His playing of hard funk records of the sort typified by … see full wiki

Instruments: Turntables
1 review about Kool DJ Herc

A Quick Tip by djevoke

  • Feb 1, 2011
  • by
Kool Herc has recently been released from the hospital amidst rumors of a severe illness and that the legendary DJ was on his death bed. Those rumors are false. He has severe kidney stones and like every other DJ, he doesn't have any health insurance to pay for the necessary surgery to get rid of them. The shame of that is for another review at another time. However, it is beyond ludicrous that such a legend should be going into debt just to get a necessary surgery done.

Kool Herc is the father of hip-hop, taking on two turntables and playing records for block parties. He started to notice that the crowd would go crazy dancing during the breaks of the record. He then, would use doubles of the same record to extend the break, so that people could really get down. This is the birth of hip-hop.

                                                                                  



If you love hip-hop or have respect for DJs or make your living through hip-hop in any fashion, it is your responsibility to step up to the plate and donate whatever you can to Kool Herc to help him out. Don't wait until it's too late, he needs your help now. Here are the two ways you can send in your donation: KOOL HERC PRODUCTIONS P.O. BOX 20472 HUNTINGTON STATION , NY 11746 OR via PayPal through his sister: cindycampbell1@aol.com
Share  
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Was this helpful?
0
Post a Comment
What's your opinion on Kool DJ Herc?
rate
1 rating: +5.0
You have exceeded the maximum length.
Related Topics

Legendary DJ, one of the original hip-hop DJs

John Doe of the 1200 Hobos

Turntabilst

Missy Dee

Early female rapper

Sweet D

Early female rapper

© 2014 Lunch.com, LLC All Rights Reserved
Lunch.com - Relevant reviews by real people.
()
This is you!
Ranked #
Last login
Member since
reviews
comments
ratings
questions
compliments
lists