August 8: Kool Moe Dee Was Born. (1962)

August 8, 1962 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, Mohandas “Kool Moe Dee” Dewese was born in Manhattan, New York. Kool Moe Dee would grow up to: (1) rap as The Naughty Man Of Music, (2) become a member of The Treacherous Three, (3) be known as a pioneer of the double-time flow, (4) graduate with a communications degree, (5) beef with LL Cool J, (6) act in movies such as Wild Style and Beat Street, (7) release 6 albums and (8) be the 1st rapper to perform at the Grammys. Happy Birthday Kool Moe Dee!!

ABOVE: Kool Moe Dee Freestyle
ABOVE: Kool Moe Dee vs. LL Cool J

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