Sunday, 1 January 2017

Lightnin Rod - Hustlers Convention

After last weeks " proto- rap " from Black Angeles I dug out this which is widely considered as the very first Rap album.
Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin (born in 1944) is one of the founding members of The Last Poets a group of poets and musicians that evolved in the 1960s out of the Harlem Writers Workshop in New York City.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Earlier in his career he used the names Lightnin' Rod and Alafia Pudim. He is sometimes called "The Grandfather of Rap"

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