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Net Worth:
$3 Million
Apr 16, 1955 (69 years old)
United States of America
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DJ Kool Herc is a Jamaican American DJ who has a net worth of $3 million. DJ Kool Herc was born in Kingston, Jamaica in April 1955. He is credited with originating hip hop music in The Bronx, New York City in the early 1970s. He emphasized the break, or the drum beat and used two copies of the same record on a traditional disco DJ setup.

His announcements to dancers helped establish the rhymed spoken accompaniment that became known as rapping. DJ Kool Herc has been featured on the songs "Herc's Message" by Terminator X, "Elektrobank" by The Chemical Brothers, and "Sacrifice" by Substantial. His career started in 1967 and Herc took ill in 2011 but recovered by 2013.

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