When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

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Clive Campbell became the first DJ ever on a party thrown by his sister in the backyard of their house. This is when hip hop was born and he called himself DJ Kool Herc. Known by Kool Herc he defined and established what is now known as hip-hop.

Laban Carrick Hill’s non-fiction is a strong biography of the first DJ and father of a new culture.

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