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Grandmaster Flash And Nas Led The Get Down Boot Camp

The show stars Jaden Smith, Shameik Moore, and Justice Smith as members of a group of talented teens growing up in New York's South Bronx in the 1970s, during the birth of the...

Rappers Pay Respects To Kool Dj Aj

Blow, who frequently collaborated with the DJ in the 1970s and 1980s, announced the sad news on Twitter.com on Wednesday. In a message on the social media site, he wrote, "RIP...

Grandmaster Flash Lost Priceless Record Collection In Car Mix-up

The hip-hop star's car disappeared in New York City after a parking garage attendant accidentally gave the keys to another man, and the 57 year old has now revealed the Dodge Charger contained...

Grandmaster Flash Left Without Car After Valet Gives Keys To The Wrong Person

Hip-hop legend Grandmaster Flash has been left without his beloved Dodge Charger after a parking attendant handed over the car’s keys to a man they thought was the rapper. New York City police are said...

Grandmaster Flash Caught Up In Bizarre Car Theft

The Message hitmaker parked his Dodge Charger, nicknamed The Ghost, in a New York City lot last week (16Jul15) and gave the keys to the vehicle to the parking attendant in charge....

Get Wired For Wireless 2015! London To Explode With Pop Favourites This Weekend

New Look Wireless festival is returning to Finsbury Park, following last year's success at the North London venue, celebrating its 10th birthday this year. The 2015 line-up is set to be the biggest yet with...

Mark Ronson Brings Mary J. Blige And George Clinton Onstage For Uptown Funk At Glastonbury

Theophilus London, Daniel Merriweather, The View's Kyle Falconer and Tame Impala's Kevin Parker also joined Ronson during his set, but the highlight came when Boy George came onstage to perform a reggae version...

Grandmaster Flash Serving As Executive Producer On Baz Luhrmann's New Musical Drama

The Message hitmaker will be contributing to the period drama about a group of talented teenagers from the South Bronx, New York, and Luhrmann insists it's a huge coup. He says, "I...

Grandmaster Flash Prevented From Meeting Queen By Security Bosses

Hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash was left disappointed at his royal performance in 2002 because he was banned from meeting Queen Elizabeth Ii for security reasons.The Message hitmaker DJd at the closing ceremony of the Commonwealth...

Hip-hop Legends To Receive Proclamations From New York City Official

Hip-hop legends Afrika Bambaataa, Kurtis Blow and Grandmaster Flash are set to be honoured by New York City officials.The hitmakers will receive official proclamations from Bronx Councilman Fernando Cabrera on Wednesday (12Mar14). Grandmaster...

Grandmaster Flash Receives Rockwalk Honour

Grandmaster Flash has become the first Dj to be inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk.The Message hitmaker, Grand Wizzard Theodore and Grand Mixer Dxt added their handprints and cement signatures outside Sunset Boulevard's Guitar Centre on Thursday...

Jude Law Hides Behind Mask At The Box

Jude Law hid behind a masquerade mask at The Box nightclub's birthday party in London on Wednesday night (12.02.14).The 41-year-old actor donned the gold mask for fun at the exclusive bash to celebrate the nightclub...

Richard Hawley And Grandmaster Flash Among Camp Bestival 2013 Highlights [Photos]

Richard Hawley plays one of his many splendid guitars.Camp Bestival 2013 took over the weekend (August 2nd - 4th) at Lulworth Castle in Dorset last week, with some superb live headline and DJ sets each...

Grandmaster Flash's The Message Tops Hip-hop Songs Poll

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five's rap anthem The Message has topped a new list of the Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time.The 1982 smash hit beat out the Sugarhill Gang's Rapper's Delight and Planet...

Chris Lighty Funeral Draws 50 Cent, Ll Cool J, Russell Simmons

There was a suitably star-studded line-up assembled for the Chris Lighty funeral in New York today (September 5th) after the founder of management group Violator was found dead in his Bronx apartment last week. Newsday...

Public Enemy And Dj Shadow To Headline Freeze 2012

Public Enemy and DJ Shadow will headline the Relentless Energy Drink Freeze Festival 2012. The hip-hop legends and the dance music pioneer will be the top two attractions at this year's snow sports and music...

Stephen Colbert's New Festival Sets Sail This Month

Talk show host Stephen Colbert is looking to make his mark on the festival circuit as he launches 'StePhest Colbchella '012: Rocktaugustfest', set to be held on board the USS Intrepid, at New York City's...

Stephen Colbert Launches Music Festival Featuring Grandmaster Flash

Stephen Colbert is set to host his very own music festival this summer. The pretend-Conservative talk show host has announced a n impressive musical line-up for the show, which will take place on August 10,...

Run Dmc Reform For Festival Show: Their 5 Career Defining Moment

Legendary rap troupe Run Dmc have announced that they'll be reforming for a festival appearance later this year. The group will be playing Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, Texas that runs between November 2nd...

America's Got Talent: Whatcha Gonna Do When Burton Crane Spits Lyrics Down On You?

Among the usual array of folks who normally get through the rounds during 'America's Got Talent,' was one rather special anomaly - 77 year-old rapper Burton Crane, reports the New York Daily News. A self-styled...

Grammy Award Nominations, Adele Tipped To Dominate

Nominations for the Grammy Awards will be revealed tonight in the US (November 30th 2011) with anticipation high as to whose going to make it into the shortlist for the event's 54th award ceremony taking...

Ross & Common Team Up For Grandmaster Flash Tribute

Rick Ross, Common and Lupe Fiasco will team up to pay tribute to hip-hop hero Grandmaster Flash at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live in Los Angeles on Wednesday (30Nov11).The trio will perform rap anthem The...

Grandmaster Flash Axes London Gig

Fans of hip-hop pioneer GRANDMASTER FLASH have been left disappointed after the star cancelled a concert in London next week (12Jun09).The rap legend was due to perform at club Matter, in the British capital's O2...

Flash Honoured With Living Legend Award

Rap icon GRANDMASTER FLASH will be honoured with the Living Legend prize at the upcoming Urban Music Awards.The Message hitmaker will pick up the tribute at the July (09) bash at the Highline Ballroom, Manhattan...

Rap Pioneer Boasts Mug Collection

Rap legend GRANDMASTER FLASH boasts a 5,000-plus mug collection. The Message hitmaker reveals he picks up souvenirs mugs from every state and country he visits and now he houses them in a special storage space. He...

Surprise Return For Rap Pioneer Flash

Hip-hop legend GRANDMASTER FLASH is to release his first album of new material in more than 20 years. The DJ, real name Joseph Saddler, has not put out an LP of original songs since 1988's...

Grandmaster Flash Releases A New Album

Hip Hop legend GRANDMASTER FLASH is set to release a new album on February 23rd 2009. The record will be titled 'The Bridge: Concept Of A Culture' and features many collaborators including: Busta Rhymes, Snoop...

Nas Talks Eminem Return

Rap star NAS has been talking about the imminent return of EMINEM and how much it means to the hip hop genre.The New York rapper said he is anticipating new the re-emergence of the Slim...

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Grandmaster Flash Writes Autobiography

Hip-hop pioneer GRANDMASTER FLASH is set to become the latest star to release a memoir. The legendary DJ - real name Joseph Saddler - has teamed up with author David Ritz to write The Adventures...

Grandmaster Flash: 'Hall Of Fame Better Late Than Never'

Rapper GRANDMASTER FLASH refused to believe he was to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame when he first heard, because he had fallen for two false alarms before. GRANDMASTER FLASH AND...

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