Kool Herc

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march 1964

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"Float like a butterfly/ Sting like a bee/ Your hands can’t hit/ What your eyes can’t see."

Muhammad Ali’s rhymes, taunts, provocations and exclamations were an endlessly entertaining and insightful facet of his larger-than-life persona. As he once said, "I outwit them and then I outhit them."

A new book, "Ali Rap: Muhammad Ali the First Heavyweight Champion of Rap," proclaims Ali’s verbal barrage was more than self-promotion, but that it sowed the seeds of hip-hop, which was born in the early `70s.

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april 1968

article at sports.yahoo


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Posted: December 19th, 2006
at 10:49am by Koookiecrumbles


Categories: myninjaplease,music

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