Issue # 706
February 8, 2016
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The city of New York has officially made plans to honor Hip Hop pioneer DJ Kool Herc's 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, which will now be co-named "Hip Hop Boulevard" in celebration of
the Bronx's musical contributions &
the "first Hip Hop party" on August 11, 1973.
President Rocky Bucano, Senior Advisor,
Ed Young (co-founder of The Source Magazine) and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Ndaba Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela meeting together for the development of the Universal Hip Hop Museum.
The Coalition “Rockin It” continues to climb up on both the RAP ATTACK & RAP NETWORK TOP 40 charts!
Check out their gear!
DJ Luvva J's (KAOS-WA) “7th Annual 25360 Awards 2016” is now history.
A huge CONGRATS! goes out to DJ Iceman on winning again,
“The Nasty-Nes Rodriguez DJ of the Year” award.
KCMU RAP ATTACK #FBF 1988: I found this on You Tube — a rare recording of two of my very first RAP ATTACK radio shows aired in 1988. The first link is about 37 min long & you can hear my MasterMix around 10min 30 sec into it. Both aired on 90.3FM KCMU, 28 years ago.
I was fired from KFOX in April of 1988 as the station was sold & they made it clear to me that the new KFOX would NOT play RAP/Hip Hop anymore.
KCMU, based on the UW campus, offered me a Sunday night slot around July of 1988 to keep KFOX FRESHTRACKS on the air. I accepted the offer, went from AM to FM in 3 months & renamed my show KCMU RAP ATTACK.
I wanted this show to sound just as good as if you're listening to a Casey Kasem American Top 40 show or any professional sounding show you'd hear on commercial radio. I didn't want to just yell on a mic & say my name in a mix or during the show so I invested $$$ in getting Professional Custom Voice Over Drops. I also made my own Drops & the rest is Seattle Hip Hop HISTORY!
Here it is from 1988 (28 years ago) yours truly, NASTY-NES on KCMU RAP ATTACK!
SHOUT OUT TIZIME
Happy Birthday! this week to DJ Icy Ice (Beat Junkies)
celebrating on Monday, February 8.
RAP ATTACK REMEMBERS J Dilla on Feb 10 (R.I.P.)