The Meter of the Beat

Author with her dear friend, hip-hop artist Idiomz

I have always joked that my favorite hip hop artist of all time was the square dance caller of my hometown when I was growing up. Handsome and debonaire, Mr. Hunsucker kept everyone on the beat with a sense of timing, rhythm, and style.

In September of 1979, we got a taste of the real thing when a song called “Rapper’s Delight” hit the airwaves and gave us a very homogenized, Top 40 taste of the real thing. The world had so…



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Kathy Crosby

Kathy Crosby is a full time creative, vlogger, entertainer. musical educator and advocate.