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A Toast to Grandmaster Flash: Hip-hop Pioneer, Turntable Wizard and Superhero DJ - Daily Beast 13 Jan 2018, 3:56 am


Daily Beast

A Toast to Grandmaster Flash: Hip-hop Pioneer, Turntable Wizard and Superhero DJ
Daily Beast
Soon Flash recruited former B-boys, brothers Melvin “Melle Mel” and Nathaniel “Kid Creole” Glover. With Cowboy, they became The 3 MCs; Melle Mel in particular would revolutionize the way emcees approached rhymes. As opposed to just the slick toasting ...

Negron's Impact: Melle Mel – The Elvis Presley of Rap - NY Sports Day 21 Nov 2017, 4:49 pm


NY Sports Day

Negron's Impact: Melle Mel – The Elvis Presley of Rap
NY Sports Day
“It's like a jungle sometimes it makes me wonder how I keep from going under.” These are some of the lyrics to the song “The message.” “The message” is one of the most famous and powerful rap songs of all time, done by Bronx born Melvin Glover, better ...

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: Raekwon ...

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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Food & Wine Festival Celebrates 'Hip Hop For Hunger' - Bronx Times 29 Sep 2017, 9:49 am


Bronx Times

Food & Wine Festival Celebrates 'Hip Hop For Hunger'
Bronx Times
... nYc the Bronx Food and Wine Festival, Windows of Hip Hop and Aval and Co Runway Production celebrated 'Hip Hop for Hunger' on Saturday, September 16 at the historic Andrew Freedman Home. Hosted by hip hop legends Melle Mel and Grandmaster Caz and ...

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
But the guests didn't stop there. D.M.C., who will soon release his new solo album on West Babylon's Brookvale Records, arrived to talk about how he found LL inspirational, before they delivered the Run-D.M.C. standouts “Peter Piper” and “It's Tricky ...

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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
The Lab LDN is Mixmag and Coors Light's weekly live stream, powered by Void Acoustics, where we showcase the finest DJs direct from our world famous office party. This week we're delighted to welcome hip hop pioneers Sugarhill Gang and their DJ Dynasty ...

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 Fame in ...

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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, 3:01 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 that a ...

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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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