It obviously evolved over time by many fathers but the most prominent fathers were a couple of teenagers around Justin Biebers age.
17 year old Clive Campbell from Jamaica became known as DJ KOOL
* put on some of the first BLOCK PARTIES
* he noticed people got anxious when a song finished and they had the wait for the next beat to start....so he created the on-the-fly mix....where songs fade from one to another...continuity.
* His unique vocal style, made famous "B-boys", "B-girls", are you ready?
* Laying the basis for RAP
GRAND WIZARD THEODORE, a pupil of DJ KOOL
* he claims to create the first SCRATCH
" he was messing around in his basement on the turntable, his mom started yelling at him. He tried to stop the record by pushing it down, Theodore accidentally slowed the disc and heard the FIRST Scratch" he was 12 years old at the time
Record scratching became a hit, and appeared on Herbie Hancock's successful hip-hop track - "ROCKIT"
teen-i-am: Its not about breaking the rules...but abandoning the rules.....seems to be the secret of great creative people.
"I am not afraid....I was born to do this" Joan of Arc