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        Kurtis Blow talks "History of Hip-Hop" | Hip-Hop's 40th Anniversary

        Explore the history of beat making in this short interview with Kurtis Blow from the PBS Black Culture Connection. Pioneers of Hip-Hop adapted disco and funk music to serve as the background for their rhymes. As one of the early voices of the medium, Kurtis Blow explains how these appropriated beats inspired "The Breaks."

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