Kurtis Blow

Kurtis Blow On Virginia Attorney General’s Blackface Costume: “I Find It Totally Offensive And Disrespectful”

In the past week, the state of Virginia government of Virginia, where I live, has been rocked with scandal after scandal. Last week, the world…
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2019 - 10:41 am

Virginia Attorney General Says He Wore Blackface As A Tribute To Rappers Like Kurtis Blow

On Wednesday, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring released a statement admitting to wearing blackface at a college party in 1980. According to the statement, Herring…
Maggie Serota / Spin | February 6, 2019 - 4:56 pm

R.I.P. Larry Smith

Wondering Sound reports that the pioneering rap producer Larry Smith, the man responsible for Run-D.M.C.'s simple and crushing sound, has died. The longtime rap insider…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 12:38 pm