Kurtis Blow
The Breaks





Release Year: 1980

Rankings:
All-Time
#995 / 1980s #144 / 1980 #16


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1002
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The Top 100 Tracks of the 1980s (2011) 35
Blender (USA) - Top 500 Songs of the 80s-00s (2005) 139
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Ego Trip (USA) - Hip Hop's 40 Greatest Singles by Year 1980-98 (1999) 1
Latin Music USA (USA) - "Explore the Music" Songs (2009) No Order
Michaelangelo Matos (USA) - Top 100 Singles of the 1980s (2001) 101
Pause & Play (USA) - Songs Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Track at Each Week No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1980s (2015) 201
Pitchfork (USA) - The Pitchfork 500 (2008) No Order
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Shea Serrano (USA) - The Rap Year Book: The Most Important Rap Song from Every Year Since 1979 (2015) No Order
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 1001-2750
The Source (USA) - The 100 Best Rap Singles of All Time (1998) No Order
The Source (USA) - Top 151 Rap Songs of All Time (2003) 38
XXL (USA) - 40 Years of Hip-Hop: Top 5 Singles by Year (2014) No Order
Guardian (UK) - A history of modern music (2011) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - Le Petit Livre Rock: The Juke Box Singles 1950-2012 No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Indispensable Songs (2006) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 1000 Necessary Songs (2015) 101-1000
Vincent Piolet (France) - Birth of French Hip-Hop: Most Significant Songs of the 1980s (2015) 15
Javier Blánquez & Omar Morena (Spain) - Loops, a History of Electronic Music (2002) No Order
End of Year Lists
Rolling Stone (USA) - Singles of the Year No Order
Village Voice (USA) - Singles of the Year 1
NME (UK) - Singles of the Year 19