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Behind The Scenes: Rap Legends Come Out to The Art Of Rap at Kings Theater in Brooklyn - The Source 6 Nov 2017, 5:53 am


The Source

Behind The Scenes: Rap Legends Come Out to The Art Of Rap at Kings Theater in Brooklyn
The Source
November 4th, Kings Theater hosted the Art of Rap concert showcasing some of Hip-Hops legends. Brooklyn's own Big Daddy Kane and Strong Island's god-emcee, Rakim touched the stage and created pure magic. But they weren't the only show stoppers: ...

GREG WILSON'S DISCOTHEQUE ARCHIVES #18 - DJ Mag 31 Oct 2017, 11:04 am


DJ Mag

GREG WILSON'S DISCOTHEQUE ARCHIVES #18
DJ Mag
The 1981 cut-up masterpiece 'The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel', introduced turntablism to vinyl, but Flash's deck skills were absent on 1982's global hit, the socially-conscious rap classic 'The Message', with MCs Melle Mel ...

Who Is A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie? Bronx Rapper Leads the Hip-Hop and R&B Charts - Newsweek 14 Oct 2017, 3:31 pm


Newsweek

Who Is A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie? Bronx Rapper Leads the Hip-Hop and R&B Charts
Newsweek
The New York City borough, known as the birthplace of hip-hop, boasts some of the most influential rappers in history, from Melle Mel to KRS-One to Big Pun. But as hip-hop went global, the Bronx lost its authority as the epicenter of the culture—until ...

Eminem's freestyle rap reminiscent of NYC's greats - WABC-TV 11 Oct 2017, 4:30 pm


WABC-TV

Eminem's freestyle rap reminiscent of NYC's greats
WABC-TV
Grandmaster Flash/Melle Mel, Public Enemy, Nas are hip-hop artists who brought messages of social change to their rhymes. The artists used their platform to raise awareness of everyday life in their world. They chronicled the good and bad. The light ...

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LL Cool J, guests turn Meadows music fest into classic hip-hop party - Newsday 17 Sep 2017, 3:18 pm


Newsday

LL Cool J, guests turn Meadows music fest into classic hip-hop party
Newsday
Even more Rock and Roll Hall of Famers followed D.M.C., as Melle Mel and Scorpio from The Furious Five joined LL for a booming version of “The Message.� “We can't forget where we came from,� LL said, explaining his set's early start time by saying he ...

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Food & Wine Festival's 'Hip Hop for Hunger' set for September 16 - Bronx Times 12 Sep 2017, 9:37 am


Bronx Times

Food & Wine Festival's 'Hip Hop for Hunger' set for September 16
Bronx Times
Hosted by hip hop legends Melle Mel and Grandmaster Caz and Culinary Ambassador of the Bronx Baron Ambrosia, the third annual charitable event sponsored by Lemle and Wolff Real Estate helps the Food Bank for NYC feed 25,000 hungry men, women ...

Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, Scorpio, Dynasty & Yam Who? in The Lab LDN - Mixmag 10 Aug 2017, 12:58 am


Mixmag

Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel, Scorpio, Dynasty & Yam Who? in The Lab LDN
Mixmag
Part of the Furious Five, Melle Mel had many hits, but it was his MCing on 'The Message' that saw him sow the seeds for the conscious hip hop scene, rapping about Reagan's drug policies and their effect on the black community. Joining Melle Mel will be ...

Beat-Herder 2017 review: The surprises just keep coming at this infectious festival that leaves you wanting more - Mirror.co.uk 7 Aug 2017, 10:05 am


Mirror.co.uk

Beat-Herder 2017 review: The surprises just keep coming at this infectious festival that leaves you wanting more
Mirror.co.uk
A month ago, Grandmaster Melle Mel probably hadn't heard of a little village called Sawley. Chances are, the Ribble Valley wasn't on the Bronx native's radar either. But on a drizzly afternoon in July, the veteran rapper found himself on stage with the ...

Rap Icon Kidd Creole Faces Murder Charge for Killing Homeless Man - Christian Post 6 Aug 2017, 4:51 am


Christian Post

Rap Icon Kidd Creole Faces Murder Charge for Killing Homeless Man
Christian Post
Rap pioneer Kidd Creole has been arrested for the murder of a homeless man in New York. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidMembers of "The Furious Five" (L-R) Scorpio, Melle Mel, Kidd Creole and Rahiem after being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of ...

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DA: Rap Pioneer Killed Man Because He Thought He Hit On Him and was Going to Rob Him; Homeless Man was a ... - Atlanta Black Star 4 Aug 2017, 9:03 pm


Atlanta Black Star

DA: Rap Pioneer Killed Man Because He Thought He Hit On Him and was Going to Rob Him; Homeless Man was a ...
Atlanta Black Star
The Furious Five (from left) Scorpio, Melle Mel, Kidd Creole and Rahiem appear in the press room at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, File). NEW YORK (AP) — A New York prosecutor said Thursday ...

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Melle Mel Bio


American hip-hop musician and member of Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five

May 15, 1962, (55 years old)

http://grandmastermelemel.com/

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