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Kurtis Blow Brings ‘A-Game’ to New-Age ‘Nutcracker’

Just a few months shy of the 40th anniversary of the release of “Christmas Rappin” and his achievement as the first rapper signed by a major label, hip-hop’s legendary MC Kurtis Blow kicked off a contemporary interpretation of a holiday classic — normally performed with ballerinas, battling mice, quick-footed Cossacks and the mysterious Drosselmeyer, armed with a bag of uniquely-created toys including a nutcracker which magically comes to life.