Folklife Genre: Hip-Hop

273965
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Hip hop music originated in the Bronx, New York, in the early 1970s. It is characterized by its rhythmic vocals (rapping) and beat, often provided by turntables, beat machines and beatboxing. The group Kan-Dee-Krew represents the hip-hop genre in our collection, although Florida is home to a number ...
Type
interactive resource

Friday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 4)

241148
Date
05/28/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-84

Friday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 8)

241152
Date
05/28/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-88

Saturday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 8)

241165
Date
05/29/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-101

Sunday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 3)

241175
Date
05/30/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-111

Sunday performances at the 2004 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Disc 14)

241186
Date
05/30/2004
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
CD04-122

Folklife People: Kan-Dee-Krew

273986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Hip hop group Kan-Dee-Krew formed in Belle Glade in the mid-1980s. The Krew consisted of Terrance Coffie, Emanuel Harden, Rodney Rumph, Duane Rumph, Charles Plummer, and Elijah Thomas. Heavily influenced by Run-DMC (one of the most popular hip hop groups at the time), the Kan-Dee-Krew delivered ener...
Type
interactive resource

Rap group Kan-Dee-Krew

236654
Date
1986-09-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Practice session by the rap group Kan-Dee-Krew, which rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School Sys...
Type
Still Image

Kan-Dee-Krew performing at a medical center

236801
Date
1986-10-11
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. The rap group Kan-Dee-Krew rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members, all high school students: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County Scho...
Type
Still Image

DJ KJ and MC Kooley performing for a class

236849
Date
1987-03-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Fifteen color slides. DJ KJ grew up in Queens, while KC grew up in Baltimore. At the time of the images, they had been rapping together for about a year. Images of free-style rapping; hip hop dancing; scratching (scratching a needle on a phonographic record to make a rhythmic sound); and rehearsed...
Type
Still Image

DJ KJ and MC Kooley performing on WPOM radio station

236851
Date
1986-10-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. (The depositor's form specifies that no reproductions can be made of the rap songs.) DJ KJ grew up in Queens, while KC grew up in Baltimore. They discuss on a local radio show how to rap; the evolution of the art; song writing; beat box; uses of rap; campaign against drugs; edu...
Type
Sound

Kan-Dee-Krew performing for students

236869
Date
1988-01-12
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Three color slides. The rap group Kan-Dee-Krew rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members, all high school students: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County Scho...
Type
Still Image

Interview with rap group Kan-Dee-Krew

236652
Date
1986-09-06
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio recordings. Interview with the rap group Kan-Dee-Krew, which rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. They discuss rapping; writing rap songs; practicing; fitting the beat with the rhyme; rapping topics; naming the g...
Type
Sound

Rap group Kan-Dee-Krew at Pahokee Elementary School

236653
Date
1987-02-19
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio recordings. Presentation by the rap group Kan-Dee-Krew, which rapped about drug abuse. It consisted of six members: Duane and Rodney Rumph, Coffie, Harden, Plummer, and Thomas. They performed several rap songs and answer student questions about rapping, songwriting, performing, and drug a...
Type
Sound

DJ KJ and MC Kooley performing for a class

236850
Date
1987-03-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. (The depositor's form specifies that no reproductions can be made of the rap songs.) DJ KJ grew up in Queens, while KC grew up in Baltimore. At the time of the images, they had been rapping together for about a year. Recording of a presentation to a class at Washington Element...
Type
Sound

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