Herc Your Enthusiasm (wrap-up)
August 31, 2013
We hope you enjoyed HILOBROW’s HERC YOUR ENTHUSIASM series: 25 posts about old-school hip hop! The name of this series honors breakbeat pioneer DJ KOOL HERC. HiLobrow editor Joshua Glenn wishes to thank the series’ 25 talented and generous contributors. One more time, here they are:
- LUC SANTE on Spoonie Gee’s “Spoonin’ Rap” (1979)
- DALLAS PENN on Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” (1979)
- WERNER VON WALLENROD on Kurtis Blow’s “Rappin’ Blow” (1979)
- DJ FRANE on Blowfly’s “The Incredible Fulk” (1980)
- PAUL DEVLIN on Jimmy Spicer’s “The Adventures of Super Rhyme” (1980)
- PHIL DYESS-NUGENT on Funky 4 + 1’s “That’s the Joint” (1980)
- ADAM McGOVERN on Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5’s “Freedom” (1980)
- DAVID ABRAMS on Blondie’s “Rapture” (1980)
- ANDREW HULTKRANS on Treacherous Three & Spoonie Gee’s “The New Rap Language” (1980)
- TIM CARMODY on Afrika Bambaataa & The Jazzy 5’s “Jazzy Sensation (Bronx Version)” (1981)
- DREW HUGE on Grand Wizard Theodore & The Fantastic Five’s “Can I Get a Soul Clap” (1981)
- DOUGLAS WOLK on Busy Bee’s “Making Cash Money” (1982)
- ADRIENNE CREW on Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5 (featuring Melle Mel and Duke Bootee)’s “The Message” (1982)
- DART ADAMS on The Jonzun Crew’s “Pak Jam” (1982)
- ALEX BELTH on Malcolm McLaren & The World’s Famous Supreme Team’s “Buffalo Gals” (1982)
- JOSHUA GLENN on Wuf Ticket’s “Ya Mama” (1982)
- PHIL FREEMAN on Malcolm X with Keith LeBlanc’s “No Sell Out” (1983)
- NATE PATRIN on Afrika Bambaataa’s “Death Mix Live, Pt. 2” (1980/1983)
- BRIAN BERGER on Grandmaster & Melle Mel’s “White Lines (Don’t Do It)” (1983)
- COSMO BAKER on Run DMC’s “Here We Go (Live at the Funhouse)” (1983/1985)
- COLLEEN WERTHMANN on Herbie Hancock’s “Rockit” (1983)
- ROY CHRISTOPHER on Ice-T’s “The Coldest Rap” (1983)
- DAN REINES on L.A. Dream Team’s “The Dream Team is in the House” (1985)
- FRANKLIN BRUNO on The Lockers.
HIP HOP ON HILOBROW: HERC YOUR ENTHUSIASM series (25 posts about old-school hip hop) | DJ Kool Herc | Gil Scott-Heron | Slick Rick | Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels | Afrika Bambaataa | Biz Markie | U-God | Slug | Adam Yauch | Ghostface Killah | DJ Run | Flavor Flav | Scott La Rock | GZA | Schoolly D | Aesop Rock | Terminator X | Notorious B.I.G. | Melle Mel | Doug E. Fresh | Kool Keith | Rick Rubin | Rakim | Ol’ Dirty Bastard | Madlib | Talib Kweli | Danger Mouse | Kool Moe Dee | Chuck D | Dizzee Rascal | RZA | Cee-Lo Green | Best Ever Clean Hip Hop
What do you think?
I love disco rap, and it’s been fun reminiscing over some of the greats every morning. I wish this series could keep going forever. 8)
Me too! So glad you were a part of it.
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I have loved and lived this series. You could keep this going…so much more too share. Thanks!
The block party at the center of spacetime! Everything that exists spins around it and the stack never shortens! Props to MC Glenn and all fellow crew members!
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