Who started rap?

It’s a pretty simple question. Who started rap? There are so many different opinions, and I just wanted to hear yours :)

February 24th, 2012
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The DJs back in the 70’s who looped breakbeats and performed rap in its most primitive form at live shows and parties. .

February 24th, 2012
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Bill Mays

February 24th, 2012
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How can someone form an opinion on who started rap?

DJ Kool Herc is widely known as the father of hip hop.

February 24th, 2012

Well, as you can see all of you have different opinions.. So if we could get some kind of conclusion, that would be great, haha :)
And who is keeping rap alive anyways?

February 24th, 2012
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“Who’s keeping rap alive?”

Rappers, of course…

February 24th, 2012

^HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

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BASED GOD

February 24th, 2012
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Coke La Rock

February 25th, 2012
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I’m pretty sure this man started rap…

February 25th, 2012
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Kool Herz

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_o5Bujo5kWk

i don’t know about you, but this sounds like ODB

February 25th, 2012
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Dj Kool Herc created rap, the Sugar Hill Gang popularized it, Biggie perfected it, and autotune killed it.

February 25th, 2012

^*Lil' Wayne killed it.

February 25th, 2012