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 performing at a medical center Wellington, Florida

108959
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3010

Members of Kan-Dee-Krew at a performance for a medical center - Wellington, Florida.

108958
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA3009

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

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

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

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