Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five

31 Oct

I hope everyone knows Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, but for those who don´t here is some information. Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five were also one of the first rap groups, that rose to fame and great success. The group consisted of the legendary DJ Grandmaster Flash and the five rappers Melle Mel, Kidd Creole, Cowboy, Mr. Ness/Scorpio, and Rahiem. Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five were  inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. They were the first rap group to be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Only Run D.M.C. were inducted in 2009 as the second rap group.

Check out their funky clothing, this is how the first hip hoppers dressed like.^^

With their hit single The Message they probably created the most influentual hip hop song ever. The Message was first released in 1982. With it´s political and social lyrics the song also had a strong influence on conscious hip hop.

Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five – The Message

Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five – It´s Nasty (Genius of Love)

Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five – Super Rappin

More information about Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five on Wikipedia

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