The Bronx is famous for two things. Hip-hop, and 26 world championships.
I started DJing, breakdancing and MCing in the '70s and I got my record deal in 1979 with 'Christmas Rap.'
Hip Hop is thee dominant youth culture in the world right now.
That's the job of the entertainer, to entertain, not to motivate or inspire people to get violent!
The music business is really a spiritual business whether we know it or not.
When I was 13 I had a fake Id that said that I was 19. I was getting in all the clubs.
Pete Dj Jones was the first person that I saw with 2 turntables. This was 1972.
I used to date Latoya for awhile, I was a close freind of the family.
I was called Kool Dj Kurt Walker... but they wanted tocall me Kurtis Blow.
My first jam was at Hotel Diplomat opening for Hollywood.
Yeah when I was 7 or 8 my moms would have little parties, and I would play the music.
I was signed when I was 19 years old, in 1980. I went to Germany and France. Seeing the world at that time was just an awesome experience for a teenager.
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