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June 8, 2011 at 4:51pm

WHAT’S THE WORD with Josh Rizeberg: The DJ

DJ Quiet Storm

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It all started with the DJ.

This ain't a Hip-Hop 101, class, so I'm not going to break down the history, but when hip-hop started in the South Bronx, the DJ was the most important element. Fast-forward 30-some years and it's not quite the same. A lot of shows nowadays don't even have a DJ. There's just a guy playing the MC's music via a flash drive or a CD player.

Thankfully there are a few DJs left around making sure we don't forget.

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