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Grandmaster Flash

Highest Rated:   89% Wild Style (2013)
Lowest Rated:   89% Wild Style (2013)
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Uncle is Sandy Saddler, the featherweight boxing champion of the world in 1950. Credited with innovating DJ techniques such as the double-back, back-door, back-spin, cuttin', transforming, Clock Theory and phasing and is considered one of the pioneers of rap and hip-hop culture. Was the musical director for The Chris Rock Show on HBO from 1997 to 2000. Performed during the festivities for Super Bowl XXXII in 1998. In 2002, performed during the closing ceremonies at the Commonwealth games in Manchester, England, which included Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee celebration. Received the DJ Vanguard Award in 2004 for innovating turntable DJing as a musical instrument. Received the 2005 Lifetime Achievement award from the Recording Industry Association of America. Was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007 along with the Furious Five. Released his memoir, The Adventures of Grandmaster Flash – My Life My Beat, in 2008. Featured in a Smithsonian exhibit entitled RECOGNIZE! Hip Hop and Contemporary Portraiture.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Artist & Repertoire
  • Actor
2016
89% Wild Style
  • Grand Master Flash
2013
No Score Yet The Freshest Kids
  • Actor
2001

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Hip Hop Evolution
2016
  • Appearing

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