40 Years of ‘The Breaks’: Kurtis Blow Remembers the ‘Dream World’ Surrounding Rap’s First Gold Hit

With your boombox turned all the way up, dive into Billboard’s nostalgic interview with Kurtis Blow, where he reminisces on 40 years of “The Breaks,” his friendship with Robert Ford Jr., why Michael Jordan stopped talking to him on the quest to his first NBA title, and more…

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