Date of Birth:
9 August 1959
Kurtis Blow played in 2 movies in the Comedy, Drama, Music, Music, Documentary genres.
Kurtis Blow got succeed with average imdb rating 6.4.
Hip-hop artistWas the first hip-hop MC to be signed by a major label, which in this case was Mercury/PolyGram Records.He began his career in New York City in the mid-1970s, when he was a breakdancer until switching to DJing under the name Kool DJ Kurt and then finally rapping.He was the first rapper to record a full length album on a major label (1979).In 1980, he opened for reggae legend 'Bob Marley (I)' (qv) at the Madison Square Garden where he performed for an audience of 20,000.He has duet ... Read more