Rapper Kurtis Blow performed at the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's concert in New York in 2014. Blow will be performing with Sugarhill Gang and Grandmaster Dee as part of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Fest-a-Ville.
Rapper Kurtis Blow performed at the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's concert in New York in 2014. Blow will be performing with Sugarhill Gang and Grandmaster Dee as part of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Fest-a-Ville. Scott Roth Scott Roth/Invision/AP
Rapper Kurtis Blow performed at the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's concert in New York in 2014. Blow will be performing with Sugarhill Gang and Grandmaster Dee as part of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Fest-a-Ville. Scott Roth Scott Roth/Invision/AP

Derby’s ridiculously diverse prelude, from retro rap to metal mariachi

April 30, 2017 07:55 AM