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Mz Optimizm Speaks to K-Born, a Hip Hop Pioneer

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K-Born was born in Manhattan but he was raised in the Bronx where he resides at this day. He got his first experience with Hip Hop around 1972. After playing around with the mic for so many years, K-Born decided to start taking it serious and writing rhymes. In 1985 he tried out for a contest in The World Famous Disco Fever Nite club. Not only did I come in first place I also met D.J Starchild who D.J'ed for him and his career took off. A few months later he joined forces his childhood partner who also became an M.C. By that time we formed the group "The Classical 2" Later they met D.J. Brucie B who loved their music and style so much they were on to "The Rooftop Skating Ring" After hearing the Classical 2 rap, the owner of the label, Robert Gusto Wells made a quick call and within 10 minutes Teddy Riley and he fell in love with our style-3 days later, they were in the studio.Their first and biggest hit to date was "Raps New Generation", with was produced by Teddy Riley. After a huge success, K-Born become a writer for Hip Hop Magazines. K-Born is known for "Tha Iconz" articles which consist of interviews that lets everyone know and understand who the forefathers are." K-Born has written articles on Kurtis Blow,Cold Crush Bros,D.J. Theodore,King T,Ice T,Busy B,The Crash Crew,M.C. Frost,D.J. A.J.,The Fearless 4,Just-Ice,Charlie Ahearn and many many more.K-Born states" Its really important that people know and understand who started this because you have rappers that made millions off the game and they don't know who The Sugarhill Gang or Kool Herk is and thats a shame. I can be contacted at Thaiconz@yahoo.com.............Rapps New Generation,GET ON UP!!!.