Kool Herc
DJ

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Birthday
16, 1955
Birthplace
Jamaica
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1955 (age 64)
Birthplace
Jamaica

About

Born Clive Campbell, he is DJ who is credited with popularizing hard funk and hip hop records in the 1970's.

Before Fame

He immigrated from Kingston, Jamaica to the Bronx, New York with his family when he was 12.

Trivia

In 1975, Grandmaster Flash said that he was his musical hero for his contributions to the genre.

Family Life

He was the oldest of six children.

Associated With

Grandmaster Flash was hugely influenced by his work.