Did rap get its start here?

Did rap get its start here?

There are 3 comments on the Springfield News-Sun story from Nov 8, 2007, titled Did rap get its start here?. In it, Springfield News-Sun reports that:

“We should've listened to Jody Parsley.”

Before Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and Afrika Bambaataa, there was Joe. About as flashy as Joe Parsley ever got was calling himself Jody Parsley. via Springfield News-Sun

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blaze1 tha king

Norristown, PA

#1 Aug 2, 2008
thier is no doubt that rap came from jody parsley springfield ohio is were it started the god of rap needs his respect and im here to keep it alive and keep the origanater in the game!!!
bubba scott fraley

Norristown, PA

#2 Aug 2, 2008
yea jody parsley is the one who started rap and i know because i am his nephew
animal control

Belle Center, OH

#4 Mar 23, 2009
Yea?..soo animal control..gonna finsh-up da' Bidnezz

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