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Kurtis Blow

Kurtis Blow was born on August 9, 1959 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Kurt Walker. See full bio »
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 2014 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Movie) (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks")
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (performer: "The Breaks")
 2011 Dance Central 2 (Video Game) (performer: "The Breaks")
 2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story (performer: "The Breaks")
 2010 Angel Camouflaged (performer: "I'm Tired" (Angel Camouflaged Remix), "Gimme Three Steps")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rap, Breakdance und Graffiti (2009) ... (performer: "The Breaks")
 2009 Notorious (writer: "The Breaks" - as Kurt Walker)
 2008 Beautiful Losers (Documentary) (performer: "The Blow")
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (writer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2006)
- Everybody Hates Gambling (2007) ... (performer: "If I Ruled the World")
- Everybody Hates Elections (2006) ... (writer: "The Breaks")
- Everybody Hates a Part Time Job (2006) ... (performer: "Tough")
- Everybody Hates Halloween (2005) ... (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks")
- Everybody Hates Basketball (2005) ... (performer: "Basketball")
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game) ("The Breaks")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks")
 2002 Like Mike (writer: "Basketball" - as Kurt Walker)
 2002 Empire (writer: "Games People Play")
 2000 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lucy Liu/Jay-Z (2000) ... (writer: "I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)")
 1997 In Dark Places (performer: "Let's Dance") / (writer: "Let's Dance", "I Wanna Freak You")
 1997 Soul Food (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks" - as Kurt Walker)
 1995 The Jerky Boys (performer: "Dial a Jam") / (writer: "Dial a Jam" - as Kurt Walker)
 1986 Knights of the City (performer: "Kurtis Blow Rap")
 1985 Krush Groove (lyrics: "If I Ruled The World") / (music: "If I Ruled The World", "Pump It Up - Let's Get Funky", "All You Can Eat", "Fat Boys") / (performer: "If I Ruled The World", "Krush Groovin'") / (writer: "Krush Groovin'" - as K. Blow)
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Album, "Kingdom Blow," Mercury/PolyGram Records 830 215, 1986. See more »
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He began his career in New York City in the mid-1970s, when he was a breakdancer until switching to DJing under the name Kool DJ Kurt and then finally rapping. See more »

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