Knowledge Identifier: +Kurtis_Blow
Rapping - By the end of the 1970s, artists such as Kurtis Blow and The Sugarhill Gang were just starting to receive radio airplay and make an impact far outside of New York City, on a national scale
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - However, it wasn't until 1977 that he began collaborating with rappers such as Kurtis Blow
Bruce Haack's 1982 single "Party Machine" featured the lyric, "Low low low like Kurtis Blow/ Down down down like James Brown.
Bob Dylan - In April 1986, Dylan made a brief foray into the world of rap music when he added vocals to the opening verse of "Street Rock", a song featured on Kurtis Blow's album "Kingdom Blow"
In 1995, he started working on-air in radio, Power 106, the 1 CHR radio station in Southern California.
In 2002, he traveled to the Middle East to tour the Armed Forces bases performing seventeen shows for the troops.
In 2019 the Virginia scandal involving blackface included the Attorney General's costume as Kurtis at a party