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Kurtis is the first commercially successful rapper and also the first to sign with a major record label, and he has released 15 albums he is currently an ordained minister and serves as a rapper, DJ, worship leader. Besides his own work, he has been responsible for more hits by Run DMC and The Fat Boys.
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He became the first rapper at the age of twenty to be signed by a major label, Mercury, which released Christmas Rapping, it also sold over 400,000 copies, it became one of the first commercially successful hip-hop singles, The Breaks followed up also sold over half a million copies. Kurtis released ten albums over the next 11 years.
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Blow collapsed due to Cardiac arrest on October 29, near the Westfield in Woodland Hills, he had an argument with his son where he collapsed, and the patrol police officers saved his life they took him to a nearby hospital. He thanked the officers if they got there any later he would have died.
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|Full/Real Name||Kurtis Walker|
|Age (as of today)||64 years|
|Date of Birth||August 9, 1959|
|Place of Birth||New York City|
|Height||1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||63 kg, 139 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$6 million|
|Occupation||Film Producer, Rapper, Singer, Songwriter|
Height, Weight, and Age
Kurtis Blow's height is above average measuring 1.78 m. Boasting a weight of 63 kg. Being born on August 9, 1959, translates to an age of 64 years as of todays date (November 18, 2023).
I was signed when I was 19 years old, in 1980. I went to Germany and France. Seeing the world at that time was just an awesome experience for a teenager.Kurtis Blow
I started DJing, breakdancing and MCing in the ’70s and I got my record deal in 1979 with ‘Christmas Rap.’Kurtis Blow
The music business is really a spiritual business whether we know it or not.Kurtis Blow
My first jam was at Hotel Diplomat opening for Hollywood.Kurtis Blow
Yeah when I was 7 or 8 my moms would have little parties, and I would play the music.Kurtis Blow