You'd be wise to bring earplugs to Kurtis Blow's Hip Hop Church. At the Harlem outpost's recent fifth-anniversary celebratory service, a full band (including a DJ) backs a parade of MCs and singers, with rap's first superstar himself on the drums, diamond stud in his left ear, still looking youthful in his natty black suit and black Timberlands. "It was either these or my Air Force Ones," he explains. "God is not mad at ya! He's concerned about what's in your heart,... More >>>