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Kurtis Blow ‎– “The Breaks” single cover

Contributed by Herb Lubalin Study Center on Mar 23rd, 2021. Artwork published in .
    Kurtis Blow ‎– “The Breaks” single cover 1
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    The cover of Kurtis Blow’s seminal 12″ single record—the first hip-hop single to go gold—uses the classic trio of typefaces popular with the 70s and 80s album cover designers: Prisma, ITC Tiffany, and Times New Roman.

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    This wasn’t the first time Prisma appeared on a Kurtis Blow record. In 1979 a special promo edition of the Christmas Rappin’ album cover used Prisma along with Times New Roman.

    Kurtis Blow ‎– “The Breaks” single cover 2
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    • Prisma
    • ITC Tiffany
    • Times New Roman

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