The birth of the breakbeat, by Kool DJ Herc

On September 30, 2011 by Will Hermes

Kool Herc explains and demonstrates The Merry-Go-Round — his invention, and the conceptual seed of hip-hop music. (Also see “Apache,” “Bongo Rock,” “The Mexican,” etc.) Speaking with him was one of the high points of writing this book.

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