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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.â€� MusicUpcoming LI, NYC concerts to see. “We can't forget where we came from,â€� LL said, explaining ...

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'Hip Hop for Hunger' fundraiser helps food insecure homes - News 12 Bronx (registration) 17 Sep 2017, 1:55 am


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'Hip Hop for Hunger' fundraiser helps food insecure homes
News 12 Bronx (registration)
Bronx businesses and artists used their talents for a good cause Saturday during the "Hip Hop for Hunger" fundraiser at the Andrew Freedman Home. The event, presented by the Eat NYC The Bronx Food and Wine Festival, helped raise money for food ...

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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Kidd Creole's fall from hip-hop icon to rock bottom - New York Post 4 Aug 2017, 12:05 pm


New York Post

Kidd Creole's fall from hip-hop icon to rock bottom
New York Post
The building is just a few miles from where Creole — born Nathaniel Glover — and his little brother Melvin, a k a Melle Mel, created a new way of reciting rhymes on the streets of Morrisania, first learning poetry from sister Glander, then coming up ...

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US rap pioneer Kidd Creole of Grandmaster Flash charged with murder - Malay Mail Online 4 Aug 2017, 12:25 am


Malay Mail Online

US rap pioneer Kidd Creole of Grandmaster Flash charged with murder
Malay Mail Online
This file photo taken on March 12, 2007 shows (from left) Kidd Creole, Melle Mel, Scorpio and Raheim of The Furious Five. — AFP picNEW YORK, Aug 4 — US rap pioneer Kidd Creole, who helped found the band Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, ...

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Prosecutor: Rapper accused of murder thought man hit on him - WTOP 3 Aug 2017, 10:40 pm


WTOP

Prosecutor: Rapper accused of murder thought man hit on him
WTOP
FILE - In this March 12, 2007, file photo, 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. The Furious Five is... NEW YORK (AP) — A New ...

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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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