Today in Hip Hop History – King of Rock Was Released

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King of Rock Was Released

I’m the king of rock, there is none higher
Sucker MC’s should call me sire
To burn my kingdom, you must use fire
I won’t stop rockin’ till I retire…

If you’re a hip hop head, you’ll know those iconic lyrics. Hell, if you’re anybody that’s watched a touch of mainstream television has come across that song at least once or twice. That song is the King of Rock from the album King of Rock which was released 23 years ago today, January 23rd, 1985. Here’s the “King of Rock” video. Enjoy.

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