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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Student demonstrations at Meadow Park Elementary School

236844
Date
1986-12-10
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirteen color slides. Various student demonstrations, including cheers, handshakes, moon walking, needlework, and paper work. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Palm Beach County was a joint venture between the Palm Beach County School System and the Florida Folklife Program. It was conducted b...
Type
Still Image

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

Student folk traditions at Loretto Elementary School

235295
Date
1985-03-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, jokes, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-184
Item ID
C86-185

Student folk traditions at Harbor View Elementary School

235296
Date
1985-11-20
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-186

Student folk traditions at Oceanway Elementary School

235297
Date
1985-11-07
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-187

Student folk traditions at Northside Elementary School

235298
Date
1985-01-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-188

Student folk traditions at Mami Agnes Jones Elementary School

235299
Date
1985-01-04
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of fourth grade students presenting their own folk traditions, consisting primarily of hand clapping games, rhymes, cheers, riddles, and several rap songs. The Folk Arts in Education Project in Duval County was a joint venture between the Duval County School System and...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-189

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 16)

237921
Date
05/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-129

Sunday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 18)

238361
Date
1984-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-58

Saturday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 10)

238416
Date
1984-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-80

Frank and Ann Thomas performing at the 1992 Florida Folk Festival (Old Marble Stage)

237019
Date
1992-05-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Tammy Murray served as emcee. The Thomases were from Lake Wales.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T92-72
Item ID
T92-73

Tom Walton opening the festival at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237441
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Cooley served as emcee. Walton performed after Cooley made the opening announcements.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-84

Elementary students performing at the festival at the 1988 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage)

237539
Date
1988-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T88-3

Friday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 10)

238764
Date
1983-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-163

Scenes of the 1987 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3)

238828
Date
1987-05
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One video recording. Seminole Indian crafts: sewing, cooking (Hope Wilcox making Fry Bread), basketmaking (Linda Beletso), chickee construction (Danny Wilcox), Seminole clan system (explained by Freddy); Gospel Workshop with The Bells of Joy and Tom Walton of St. Pete and Family (Fruit rap, "H...
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V87-3

Saturday performances at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 10)

238549
Date
1982-05-29
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as the emcee. Roger's performance conlcudes on T83-31.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-30

Saturday evening performances at the 1980 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 1)

239093
Date
1980-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Boltin served as emcee. Collins' set continues on T80-64.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T80-63

Saturday performances at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 4)

239800
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D96-12

Sunday performances at the 1985 Florida Folk Festival (Main stage) (Reel 14)

238122
Date
1985-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. The band consisted of Dennis Devine (guitar), Ernie Williams (banjo), Angie Hines (bass), Rachelle Yaeger (vocals), and Darlyn Caudel (vocals).
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-57

Friday performances at the 1984 Florida Folk Festival (Stage III) (Reel 4)

238401
Date
1984-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T84-65

Saturday performances at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Reel 17)

238789
Date
1983-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. (Copied onto audio cassette C90-21). Boltin served as emcee.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T83-188

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