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452. Kurtis Blow

As history’s first successful solo rap star, Kurtis Blow helped pave the way for many to follow. Best known for his single, The Breaks, Kurtis Blow had a series of other minor hits though his high water mark was clearly in 1980. As Rap music is beginning to take foot into the Hall of Fame, there is a possibility that one of its pioneers could join them.




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Eligible Since:



Country of Origin:

U.S.A. (New York City)


Nominated In:



NIHOF’s Favorite Album:

Kurtis Blow (1980)


NIHOF’s Favorite Song:

The Breaks (From Kurtis Blow, 1980)

Should Kurtis Blow be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 58.8%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 5.9%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 11.8%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 23.5%
Last modified on Wednesday, 05 February 2020 17:30
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0 #1 rocker 2017-10-22 20:59
was the Forerunner to LL Cool J
he will have to settle for that

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