What Is Hip-Hop DJ Kool Herc?

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The top innovator of hip-hop DJ Kool Herc or Clive Campbell of New York filed a lawsuit against satellite television network HBO and the producers of the television show titled Vinyl over allegedly using DJ Kool Herc’s identity, name and voice in a show that was produced by Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and some others. Supposedly in one of the episode’s the shows leading character visits the Bronx of New York City and is entranced by DJ Kool Herc scratching on the wheels of steel. DJ Kool Herc believes that this is a violation of a civil rights law in New York with likeness embezzlement and in addition, the common law in regards to trademark entitlements. According to Taso Pardalis, the attorney representing DJ Kool Herc: "It’s beyond us why
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