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Isaac Hayes (1942 – 2008) Soul & Funk Singer-Songwriter Performer, Producer

A certain administration which
I won’t call by name
took the arts
out of the schools, and that left the brothers out on the street with nothing, so they went to the turntables and started rhyming. Then they had a way
to express
and that’s the birth of hip-hop.

They say this cat Shaft is a bad mother…

Shut Your Mouth!

I’m talkin’ ’bout Shaft.

Then We Can Dig It!

He’s a complicated man

But no one understands him but his woman

John Shaft!”

Isaac Hayes Live at Wattstax, 1973
Performing “Shaft”

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