Kurtis Blow


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 59,467 this week
Trailer
1:03 | Trailer
Kurtis Blow was born on August 9, 1959 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Kurt Walker. He has been married to Shirley Stewart since September 2, 1984. They have three children. See full bio »

Camila Mendes Has Feelings About "Riverdale" Season 5

Camila Mendes, aka Veronica on "Riverdale," thinks time jumps and college drama are in store for Season 5 of her hit TV show.

Watch now

Déjà View: Noteworthy Reboots and Remakes

You can add Little Women to the list! Take a look at even more movies and TV shows that were so nice they made 'em twice (at least).

See the full gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Hip-Hop Evolution
The Foundation (S1, Ep1)
Thu, Jan 30 7:00 PM PST on FM (149)
The Eighties
Video Killed the Radio Star (S1, Ep7)
Sat, Feb 01 10:00 PM PST on CNN (048)

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 images
created 06 Dec 2016
 
a list of 26 people
created 05 Mar 2012
 
a list of 48 people
created 01 Aug 2011
 
a list of 109 people
created 27 Mar 2016
 
a list of 122 people
created 09 Aug 2015
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Kurtis Blow's work have you seen?

User Polls

3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

(2010)
Notorious Soundtrack
(2009)
Like Mike Soundtrack
(2002)
Krush Groove Music Department
(1985)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (33 credits)
  Pose (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Giving and Receiving (2018) ... (performer: "Christmas Rappin'") / (writer: "Christmas Rappin'")
 2018 Atlanta (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- FUBU (2018) ... (writer: "If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)" - uncredited)
 2017 This Is Us (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Number Three (2017) ... (writer: "If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)" - uncredited)
 2017 The Simpsons (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 22 for 30 (2017) ... (writer: "Basketball" - uncredited)
  The Goldbergs (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Dungeons and Dragons, Anyone? (2016) ... (performer: "Basketball" - uncredited) / (writer: "Basketball" - uncredited)
 2015 Ballers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flamingos (2015) ... (writer: "If I Ruled the World" - uncredited)
  Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- High Adventure 2014 (2014) ... (performer: "Basketball" - uncredited) / (writer: "Basketball" - uncredited)
 2014 22nd Annual Trumpet Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks")
 2012 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Baby Got Back (2012) ... (writer: "If I Ruled the World")
 2012 Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Documentary) (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks")
 2011 Dance Central 2 (Video Game) (performer: "The Breaks")
 2010 It's Kind of a Funny Story (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks" - as Kurt Walker)
 2010 Angel Camouflaged (performer: "I'm Tired" (Angel Camouflaged Remix), "Gimme Three Steps")
 2009 Welcome to the 80's (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Rap, Breakdance und Graffiti (2009) ... (performer: "The Breaks")
 2009 Notorious (writer: "The Breaks" - as Kurt Walker)
 2008 Beautiful Losers (Documentary) (performer: "The Blow")
  Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (writer - 3 episodes, 2005 - 2007)
- Everybody Hates Gambling (2007) ... (performer: "If I Ruled the World") / (writer: "If I Ruled the World")
- Everybody Hates Elections (2006) ... (writer: "The Breaks")
- Everybody Hates a Part Time Job (2006) ... (performer: "Tough")
- Everybody Hates Halloween (2005) ... (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks")
- Everybody Hates Basketball (2005) ... (performer: "Basketball")
 2006 Scarface: The World Is Yours (Video Game) ("The Breaks")
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game) (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks" - as Kurt Walker)
 2005 Black in the 80s (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Color TV (2005) ... (performer: "If I Ruled the World")
- Color in Film (2005) ... (performer: "If I Ruled the World")
 2003 Star Search (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The One with Guest Judge Chaka Khan (2003) ... (writer: "Basketball")
 2002 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City (Video Game) ("The Breaks", uncredited) / (writer: "The Breaks" - uncredited)
 2002 Like Mike (writer: "Basketball" - as Kurt Walker)
 2002 Empire (writer: "Games People Play")
 2001 Jackass (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Beard of Leeches (2001) ... (writer: "The Fat Boys Are Back" - uncredited)
 2000 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Lucy Liu/Jay-Z (2000) ... (writer: "I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)")
  Soul Train (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- Jon B/Something for the People/Nadanuf Featuring Kurtis Blow (1997) ... (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks")
 1997 In Dark Places (performer: "Let's Dance") / (writer: "Let's Dance", "I Wanna Freak You")
 1997 Soul Food (performer: "The Breaks") / (writer: "The Breaks" - as Kurt Walker)
 1995 The Jerky Boys (performer: "Dial a Jam") / (writer: "Dial a Jam" - as Kurt Walker)
 1986 Knights of the City (performer: "Kurtis Blow Rap")
 1985 Krush Groove (lyrics: "If I Ruled The World") / (music: "If I Ruled The World", "Pump It Up - Let's Get Funky", "All You Can Eat", "Fat Boys") / (performer: "If I Ruled The World", "Krush Groovin'") / (writer: "Krush Groovin'" - as K. Blow)
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1980) (writer - 1 episode, 1980)
- Episode dated 3 January 1980 (1980) ... (performer: "Christmas Rappin'") / (writer: "Christmas Rappin'")
Show Show Actor (10 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Composer (3 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (39 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album, "Tough," Mercury/PolyGram Records 801 505, 1982. See more »

Alternate Names:

Kurtis Walker Blow | Kurtis 'Blow' Walker
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

He began his career in New York City in the mid-1970s, when he was a breakdancer until switching to DJing under the name Kool DJ Kurt and then finally rapping. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed