It was The Sugarhill Gang's 1979 epic "Rapper's Delight" that first caught the ear of Jerry Barrow. An older cousin had borrowed it from someone down the block. "The music was familiar," he recalls, "but they were doing something different over it." That was the spark that ignited a life-long love of the hip hop form, and it turned into a career for Barrow, the newly named head of content for WMX's HipHopDX, an online magazine of hip hop music and news.
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