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    DJ Kool Herc is the father of hip hop

    Hip-hop would cease to exist today if it wasn’t for DJ Kool Herc doing his classic “Merry-Go-Round” on a hot, humid August evening in The Bronx. There, at a block party on Sedgwick Avenue, hip-hop was born. Before Herc (born Clive Campbell on Apr. 16, 1955) brought this then-innovative sound to...
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