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Gatefold 180-gram black vinyl. Kurtis Walker - better known by his stage name Kurtis Blow - was the first rapper and hip/hop artist to be signed to US major record label Mercury in 1979. His first single "Christmas Rappin" became an instant classic selling nearly half a million copies on 12-inch. The follow-up single "The Breaks" sold more than a million copies, making it the very first rap single to be certified Gold. Kurtis Blow's self-titled debut album was released in 1980 and due to the success, he performed in Europe and Japan spreading the new hip hop sound all over the world. During his career, Kurtis Blow has released a total of fifteen albums and a slew of solo singles such as "Throughout Your Years", "Hard Times" and "Tough". The tracks "America", "If I Ruled The World" (which was later sampled by The Fugees and Nas) and "Basketball" further cemented his hip hop leg- end. Next to his solo work, he also as collaborated with The Fat Boys, Run D.M.C., Sheila E. on "Krush Groovin'" from the 1985 influential hip hop movie Krush Groove, René and Angela's "Save Your Love (For #1)", and "Funky Stuff" together with 2024 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Kool & The Gang.
Gatefold 180-gram black vinyl. Kurtis Walker - better known by his stage name Kurtis Blow - was the first rapper and hip/hop artist to be signed to US major record label Mercury in 1979. His first single "Christmas Rappin" became an instant classic selling nearly half a million copies on 12-inch. The follow-up single "The Breaks" sold more than a million copies, making it the very first rap single to be certified Gold. Kurtis Blow's self-titled debut album was released in 1980 and due to the success, he performed in Europe and Japan spreading the new hip hop sound all over the world. During his career, Kurtis Blow has released a total of fifteen albums and a slew of solo singles such as "Throughout Your Years", "Hard Times" and "Tough". The tracks "America", "If I Ruled The World" (which was later sampled by The Fugees and Nas) and "Basketball" further cemented his hip hop leg- end. Next to his solo work, he also as collaborated with The Fat Boys, Run D.M.C., Sheila E. on "Krush Groovin'" from the 1985 influential hip hop movie Krush Groove, René and Angela's "Save Your Love (For #1)", and "Funky Stuff" together with 2024 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Kool & The Gang.
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Collected (Blk) (Gate) [180 Gram] (Hol)
Artist: Kurtis Blow
Format: Vinyl
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DISC: 1

1. Christmas Rappin'
2. The Breaks
3. Throughout Your Years
4. Hard Times
5. Starlife
6. It's Gettin Hot
7. Tough
8. Daydreamin'
9. Party Time
10. Nervous
11. 8 Million Stories
12. Basketball
13. Ego Trip
14. Under Fire
15. America
16. If I Ruled the World
17. A.J. Is Cool
18. I'm Chillin'
19. The Bronx
20. Back By Popular Demand
21. Only the Strong Survive
22. Krush Groovin' (Fat Boys, Run D.M.C., Sheila E. ; Kurtis Blow) *
23. Save Your Love (For #1) (René ; Angela Ft. Kurtis Blow) *
24. Funky Stuff (Kool ; the Gang Ft. Kurtis Blow) *

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Gatefold 180-gram black vinyl. Kurtis Walker - better known by his stage name Kurtis Blow - was the first rapper and hip/hop artist to be signed to US major record label Mercury in 1979. His first single "Christmas Rappin" became an instant classic selling nearly half a million copies on 12-inch. The follow-up single "The Breaks" sold more than a million copies, making it the very first rap single to be certified Gold. Kurtis Blow's self-titled debut album was released in 1980 and due to the success, he performed in Europe and Japan spreading the new hip hop sound all over the world. During his career, Kurtis Blow has released a total of fifteen albums and a slew of solo singles such as "Throughout Your Years", "Hard Times" and "Tough". The tracks "America", "If I Ruled The World" (which was later sampled by The Fugees and Nas) and "Basketball" further cemented his hip hop leg- end. Next to his solo work, he also as collaborated with The Fat Boys, Run D.M.C., Sheila E. on "Krush Groovin'" from the 1985 influential hip hop movie Krush Groove, René and Angela's "Save Your Love (For #1)", and "Funky Stuff" together with 2024 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Kool & The Gang.
        
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