Kurtis Blow

1959 - Today

Kurtis Blow

Kurtis Walker (born August 9, 1959), professionally known by his stage name Kurtis Blow, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record/film producer, b-boy, DJ, public speaker and minister. He is the first commercially successful rapper and the first to sign with a major record label. "The Breaks", a single from his 1980 self-titled debut album, is the first certified gold record rap song. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kurtis Blow has received more than 983,319 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,703rd most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 980k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 37.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Kurtis Blow ranks 1,710 out of 3,001Before him are Pascal Obispo, Harry Connick Jr., Taylor Dayne, Oceana, Kang Daniel, and Gucci Mane. After him are Rosalía, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Tomas N'evergreen, Tom Odell, Meg White, and Dana Rosemary Scallon.

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Among people born in 1959, Kurtis Blow ranks 359Before him are Clint Howard, Vagiz Khidiyatullin, Vladimir Yashchenko, Eliot Spitzer, Lorella Stefanelli, and Karl Shuker. After him are Mikhail Gurevich, Acácio, Mark Romanek, Holger Hieronymus, Ben Okri, and Todd Solondz.

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