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  DJ Kool - Biography - AOL Music
A fusion of feel-good go-go music with hip-hop's original block-party aesthetic led DJ Kool to the fore in rap's return to the old school during the late '90s.
A veteran of D.C.'s go-go circuit who worked as a warm-up DJ for Rare Essence during the early- to mid-'80s, Kool began recording in 1988 and early on tried to inform the studio art of hip-hop with a live feel in keeping with his experience.
Kool took it to the stage in 1992 with the mini-LP 20 Minute Workout, recorded live in Richmond, VA, and released on Steve Janis' CLR Records.
music.aol.com /artist/dj-kool/68213/biography   (248 words)

 Kool Herc (1955 - )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kool DJ Herc, the godfather of hip-hop, was born in Jamaica in 1955.
While Pete DJ Jones was #1 for the fl disco crowd in NYC, Herc and the B-Boys were the essence of the hip-hop movement, because of they lived the lifestyle.
Kool DJ Herc (born Clive Campbell on April 16, 1955) is a Jamaican American musician and producer, generally credited as a pioneer of hip hop during the 1970s.
www.jahsonic.com /KoolHerc.html   (2536 words)

 Bum Squad Djz
The thing that separates Kool Kid from the rest of his peers is that he isn't like many of today's mix tape DJs who are more inclined to play records and freestyles from known artists.
Kool Kid is never afraid to take a chance on new artists that he feels are hot, regardless of where they're from or who they're down with.
Kool Kid is currently developing is an independent underground compilation that will showcase some of the best rap artists from the North and South.
www.bumsquaddjz.com /spotlight/koolkid   (701 words)

 TMOTTGoGo -- Cool... DJ Kool   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
I ran into DJ Kool at he P. Diddy remix recording/video shoot at Club 2K9, and took a minute to find out what he has been up to.
Kool stopped spinning records in 1997 to go on tour in support of his hit record, "Let me Clear my Throat." But, he is still Djing and continues to work on new music from his home studio.
Kool can still rock the crowd." Be on the lookout for new things from DJ Kool.
www.tmottgogo.com /cooldjkool.html   (153 words)

 DJ Kool - Book The DJ Kool for Corporate Events, Fund Raisers
KOOL began making records in 1988, and it was go-go's swing rhythms and call and response style that informed KOOL's first studio album entitled Music Ain't Loud Enuff (1990), a tremendous regional success.
KOOL made his first live recording at Ivory's Nightclub in Richmond, VA, and the result was "Twenty Minute Workout" (1992), which became an underground classic, the single and album combined selling over 100,000 copies.
DJ KOOL comes along at the perfect time, after a very tough year for hip-hop.
www.onlinetalent.com /DJ_Kool.htm   (910 words)

 Articles - Kool D.J. Herc
Kool Herc owns the rights to the accolade "first Hip Hop D.J.Illustrating the connections between reggae and rap,Herc brought his sound system to block parties in the Bronx from 1969 onwards.
Kool Herc was the subject of celebration at the Rapmania Festival in 1990.
Kool Herc Kool DJ Herc, the godfather of hip-hop, was born in Jamaica in 1955.
www.hiphop-network.com /articles/djarticles/kooldjherc.asp   (2169 words)

 OldSchoolHipHop.Com - Kool Herc Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kool Herc emigrated to the Bronx in 1967 when he was 12 years old.
His first professional DJ job was at the Twilight Zone in 1973.
Although he is not part of the hip hop vocabulary of most of those who listen to it these days (unfortunately), Kool Herc is the father of this underground sound from New York that found its way to becoming a worldwide phenomenon.
www.oldschoolhiphop.com /artists/deejays/kooldjherc.htm   (914 words)

 NPR : DJ Kool Herc and the Birth of the Breakbeat
NPR : DJ Kool Herc and the Birth of the Breakbeat
DJ Kool Herc and the Birth of the Breakbeat
Fresh Air from WHYY, August 29, 2005 · DJ Kook Herc is known as the father of the DJ breakbeat -- isolating and repeating breaks, the most danceable portions of songs that form part of the foundation of modern hip-hop.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4821646   (228 words)

 wedr.com: Inside wedr.com DJ Kool G
This studio is open to the public, a place where Kool G refines his engineering, mixing, and producing skills to assist the likes of South Florida's own Slip and Slide records, as well as new and upcoming talent, and major labels.
Kool G foresees 2004, as a year that will bring his label great success, so that he may give back to his beloved community that supported and made him the Notorious Kool G, a DJ force to be reckoned with.
In 2004, be on the lookout for the Notorious Kool G. He has plans in the works for a website where his fans can keep track of his progress and perhaps keep the mesmerizing, mixing skills of Kool G fresh in their minds with the release of his mixed tapes/cd.
wedr.com /inside/djkoolg.html   (519 words)

 DJ Red Alert - Biography
DJ Red Alert is recognized and respected worldwide as one of the founding fathers of Hip-Hop music and culture!
Kool DJ Red Alert was named an honorary ambassador to the United Nations in recognition of his contributions in the field of music.
The World Famous Kool DJ Red Alert Old School at Noon Mixshow can be heard daily Monday thru Friday on New York City's Power 105.1 FM.
www.kooldjredalert.com /html/bio.html   (1038 words)

 Kool DJ Herc - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
DJ Kool Herc (born Clive Campbell on April 16, 1955) in Kingston Jamaica.
Kool Herc and his MC crew The Herculords "started a movement which recycled the creativity of fl American jive jocks back into the USA" (Toop 39).
A biography of Kool DJ Herc at OldSchoolHipHop.com
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/DJ_Kool_Herc   (514 words)

 DJ Kool Kid "The Hood Legend"
DJ Kool Kid was born in the Carribbean isles, raised in the Bronx.
Kool Kid was also featured on the Funkmaster Flex show many times as a guest DJ, has appeard on Rap City 's the Bassment a few times, and had his Hood Legends CD series reviewed on both MTV and BET.
Presently, Kool Kid is moving forward with his company, Konkrete Kaos, LLC and venturing further into artist & club promotions, as well as doing production for major artists and Konkrete Kaos artist Hedonis- a female rapper from philly who was on the "Ruff, Rugged, & Raw" series on VH1, May 2003.
www.nobodysmiling.com /hiphop/news/74534.php   (439 words)

 DJ Kool Kid The HOOD LEGEND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Adrian Lewis, better known to the world as DJ Kool Kid, spent the bulk of his adolescent years perfecting the art of turntablism and garnering the respect of everyone from artists and label execs, to party promoters and casting agents.
Kool Kid, acknowledged for his exclusive mixtapes, credits his home of the Northeast Bronx with providing the right environment for running into hip-hop’s movers and shakers.
Kool Kid, who earned respect for mixtapes such as the Hood Legend series and R&B Chicks, said he works independently via his company, Konkrete Kaos, to ensure that his work reaches his clientele in Japan, Australia, France and around the globe.
www.nobodysmiling.com /hiphop/news/72618.php   (683 words)

 Hiphop History - The Four Elements of Hiphop Culture
DJ's and Mixtapes were part of the heart and soul of Hiphop during its inception.
It was the DJ who controlled the night, The DJ "spun "the tunes and kept the party Rocking.
The Very First DJs appeared as early as the 1940's during World War II as they say "necessity is the mother of invention" The need for uplifting entertainment during the war lead to the invention of the DJ as an entertainer.
www.djemir.com /hiphophistory.html   (2223 words)

 Kool DJ Herc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kool DJ Herc: The Godfather of Hip Hop!
All that Campbell had had was his memory of DJ culture back in Jamaica, yet at that moment in 1973, at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx, he made Hip Hop history...
Clive's nickname, "Hercules" was shortened to "Herc." He soon became known on the streets of the Bronx as DJ Kool Herc.
www.jamaicanpride.com /Celebrities/kool_dj_herc.htm   (917 words)

Coming out of the BX NYC DJ Kool Kid hit the mixtape and club scene at quite an early age, making his entrance into the music world at the young age of fourteen.
Comedy Jams, DJ Kool Kid always made it known that school was a very important factor in a successful career.
Being around for sometime and labeled as one of the "koolest DJ's", kool kid acquired the sub nickname "Hoodlegend" for breaking new acts from different hoods nationwide...
www.myspace.com /djkoolkiddahoodlegend   (623 words)

 1989 Interview w/ DJ Kool Herc by Davey D
Toward the end of the panel Kool Herc walked into the room yet no one seemed to know, understand and to a certain degree care who he was.
Kool Herc: Hip-Hop, the whole chemistry of that came from Jamaica, cause I'm West Indian.
Kool Herc: No. Little did anybody know we were making history by creating our own culture for our unborn family or unborn child to be coming up into.
www.daveyd.com /interviewkoolherc89.html   (2134 words)

 DJ Kool - AOL Music
A brief biography of Kool DJ Herc at AllMusic.com · A biography of Kool DJ Herc at OldSchoolHipHop.com · An interview with DJ Kool Herc from NPR...
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Download, listen and watch DJ Kool music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and more on AOL Music.
music.aol.com /artist/dj-kool/68213/main   (149 words)

 Kool and the Godfather by DJ Kool: Song Music Downloads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Sorry, at this time no downloads have been found for "Kool and the Godfather" on album The Music Ain't Loud Enuff.
Check the albums tab for other downloads from DJ Kool.
Sorry, at this time no streams have been found for "Kool and the Godfather" on album The Music Ain't Loud Enuff.
www.mp3.com /tracks/450720/dl_streams.html   (125 words)

 eBay.co.uk - Dj Kool, Records, CDs, DJ Equipment items at low prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo - Road To The Riches/Wanted: De...
Kool G Rap and DJ Polo - Poison - 12"
DJ Wildchild @ Kool FM 1997 - Skibadee and Shabba
search.ebay.co.uk /Dj-Kool_W0QQfclZ4QQfnuZ1   (581 words)

 DJ Kool - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1996, he recorded his most famous track, "Let Me Clear My Throat." The song prominently features a sample from the song "The 900 Number" by The 45 King, (that song featuring a sample from Marva Whitney's "Unwind Yourself" [1] repeated over a breakbeat for 6 minutes).
The song is an instantly recognizable floor filler, and the track remains popular to this day.
This article on a DJ is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/DJ_Kool   (215 words)

The 24 year old Bronx native’s name, as one of hip hop’s upper echelon mixtape and club DJ’s, has become synonymous with hot music and good times.
Hence the reasons his mixtape series like Hood Legends and “The Diesel” series are a must have for hip hop fans around the world.
Even his R and B mix tape series R and B Chicks and Touch Me, Tease Me, Shorty Wanna Ride routinely sell out as well as his new Regageton Remix Series.
www.tapekingz.com /bio_djkoolkid.htm   (709 words)

 DJ Kool : The Music Ain't Loud Enuff - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
DJ Kool : The Music Ain't Loud Enuff
DJ Kool's album debut was an incredibly wide-ranging LP with few similarities to any contemporary hip-hop act, except possibly Mantronix.
DJ Red Alert - Kool DJ Red Alert: Let's Make It Happen: Pt.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,72086,00.html   (195 words)

 DJ Kool News
News about DJ Kool continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Redman, Raekwon, Keith Murray, Supernatural and DJ Kool will all take the road together when the...
Just returned from Deep Bass Therapy sessions at the Numusic Festival in Stavanger, Norway with Mad Professor, DJ Spooky, and the great, the one and only DJ Kool Herc.
www.topix.net /who/dj-kool?scoring=r   (342 words)

 NPR : Kool Herc: A Founding Father of Hip Hop
NPR : Kool Herc: A Founding Father of Hip Hop
Kool Herc: A Founding Father of Hip Hop
Fresh Air from WHYY, March 30, 2005 · DJ Kool Herc is the father of the breakbeat, the deejay practice of isolating and repeating "breaks," the most danceable portions of songs; breakbeats make up the foundation of modern hip-hop.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=4567450   (153 words)

DJ Kool Kid ft John Doe: You Know Who I'm With
DJ Kool Kid ft Jade Foxx: Hood Legend Respect
DJ Kool Kid ft Gloria Velez: Too Hot 4 Radio (Dissin' Lil Kim)
www.tapekingz.com /cds/djkoolkid_thediesel.htm   (255 words)

 DJ Kool Kid - The Diesel
DJ Kool Kid - The Diesel - featuring music from D-Block, Eminem, Kanye West, Grafh, 50 Cent, Mobb Deep, David Banner, Nas and more...
DJ Kool Kid ft John Doe - You Know Who I'm With
DJ Kool Kid ft Roam and Ice Shuler - Pull Up To The Club
www.mixtapekings.com /hiphop/djs/dj_kool_kid-the_diesel.asp   (313 words)

 DJ KOOL - LET ME CLEAR MY THROAT Lyrics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Dj Kool Let Me Clear My Throat Lyrics
Dj Kool - Let Me Clear My Throat Lyrics
Cuz DJ Kool rip up the whole damn floor
www.seeklyrics.com /lyrics/DJ-Kool/Let-Me-Clear-My-Throat.html   (674 words)

 Kool DJ Rize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Kool DJ Rize is a veteran of the San Francisco Bay Area hip hop scene, having done just about all a DJ can do before producing an outstanding work of vinyl for the next generation of needle thrashers to come.
Rize started out as a b-boy way back in the early '80s, collecting the records, spinning at house parties, high school dances, and later at clubs, when hip hop was first expanding beyond New York City and breakdancing was still its most widely recognized form of expression.
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www.epitonic.com /artists/kooldjrize.html   (269 words)

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