Legendary rapper, Kurtis Blow (aka Curtis Walker), comes home to Nyack College on Friday, March 6, at 2:00 p.m. The Division of Student Success will host his appearance in the Boon Center Student Lounge where he will conduct a Success Workshop on “Balancing Faith and Career.”
The first rapper signed to a major label (Mercury Records), first certified gold rap recording for “The Breaks,” and first rap millionaire are just a few of the highlights of his groundbreaking career. He released ten albums in 11 years and toured with many chart-topping recording artists and also appeared in the films, “Cry of the City” and “Krush Groove.” On the West Coast he gained popularity as on-air radio personality.
Kurtis Blow, also studied ministry at Nyack College and has most recently gained notoriety for being co-founder of the Hip Hop Church, which holds services at the Greater Hood Memorial AME Zion Church, located at 160 West 146th Street in New York City. Kurtis serves as rapper, DJ and worship leader and now licensed minister.
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