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Thread started 02/10/18 1:44am

JoeyC

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Lovebug Starski, Rap Pioneer Who Popularized Term 'Hip-Hop,' Dead at 57




We lost an original...RIP... rose












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Jesse Serwer17 hrs ago


Taken from Rollingstone.com


Full article here:

BBIVijc.img?h=581&w=874&m=6&q=60&o=f&l=f&x=651&y=302© Johnny Nunez/Getty Lovebug Starski, the rap pioneer who popularized the term "hip-hop" and helped define the genre's "party rocking" era, died at the age of 57.


Kevin Smith, the Bronx DJ and rapper known as Lovebug Starski who is often credited with coining the term "hip-hop," died Thursday at 57 following a heart attack in Las Vegas. His daughter, Tiffany, confirmed Smith’s death to Rolling Stone.


Rest in Peace Bettie Boo. See u soon.
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Reply #1 posted 02/11/18 8:41am

JoeBala

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Just Music-No Categories-Enjoy It!
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Reply #2 posted 02/13/18 12:58pm

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Helped change music and language forever. Thanks and rest in peace.

Good night, sweet Prince | 7 June 1958 - 21 April 2016

Props will be withheld until the showing and proving has commenced. -- Aaron McGruder
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Reply #3 posted 02/15/18 5:25pm

TonyVanDam

sad rose

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Reply #4 posted 02/16/18 10:24am

Cinny

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Man! sad

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Reply #5 posted 02/16/18 11:34am

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So sad, and so young. sad

"With love, honor, and respect for every living thing in the universe, separation ceases, and we all become one being, singing one song." - Prince Roger Nelson (1958-2016)
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