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Before he was creating timeless music with CL Smooth, before he was producing classics for the likes of Nas, AZ and Redman, before he became the remix king, before he was one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time, Pete Rock was DJ Pete Rock spinning for Marley Marl’s radio show.
Harper’s death prompted a flood of online tributes. I grew up on Vaughn Harper,” rapper Talib Kweli tweeted.
“RIP Vaughn Harper.” Before he launched a career in radio, Harper was a standout basketball player.
The 6-foot-4 forward led Boys High School in Brooklyn to a city title as a junior and went on to score 1,000 points playing for Syracuse University.
A native New Yorker, Harper’s on-air style was as smooth as the soulful slow jams he played on his pioneering show. “Babies were made to the 'Quiet Storm.'” Harper almost lost his voice in 1993 after suffering a stroke.
Harper and fellow host Champaine launched the “Quiet Storm” in the early 1980s — and his voice soon became a signature of WBLS. But he bounced back — doing stints at WBGO, WWRL and WTJM — before returning to WBLS.