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  1. Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame To Induct Tupac ShakurRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Switched

    Tupac Shakur just earned a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , becoming the sixth hip-hop artist to be inducted, after Run-D.M.C., Public Enemy, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, and N.W.A. The organization released the 2017 list Tuesday morning, honoring six inductees . Pearl Jam, in their first year of eligibility, also made the list, as did Joan Baez, a first-time nominee.

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  2. N.J. hip-hop royalty subject of new Bravo reality showRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    Bravo is adding to the already bustling field of hip-hop-centered reality shows with a series focused on a "first family" of hip-hop. "First Family of Hip Hop," due out in January, stars the family of Sylvia Robinson , the "mother of hip-hop," who alongside her husband, Joe, founded of Sugar Hill Records, the Englewood record label that produced hip-hop's first commercial hit, Sugarhill Gang's " Rapper's Delight ," in 1979.

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  3. Hip-Hop Evolution': 5 Furious Facts We Learned From...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | SFGate

    "Hip-Hop Evolution," which just debuted on Netflix, goes very old school to source hip-hop's roots in the early 1970s. If you think of A Tribe Called Quest as old-school innovators, you'll be blown away by the earlier artistry of groups like Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.

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  4. Death MetalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Pasadena Weekly

    If there is one thing I love more than cooking, it's music. And I don't discriminate.

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  5. Sugar Hill Gang performs at 25th anniversary concert in HackensackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    Scorpio , LeA Robinson , Melle Mel , Master Gee , Cory O, Hen Dogg , Lady Luck , Wonder Mike , Kenneth Martin and friends Sugar Hill Gang performs at 25th anniversary concert in Hackensack Scorpio , LeA Robinson , Melle Mel , Master Gee , Cory O, Hen Dogg , Lady Luck , Wonder Mike , Kenneth Martin and friends Check out this story on northjersey.com: http://northjersy.news/2fUCVN3 Scorpio , LeA Robinson , Melle Mel , Master Gee , Cory O, Hen Dogg , Lady Luck , Wonder Mike , Kenneth Martin and friends Vera Hicks , Shatanya Shaw , Shama Elliot and The Bloom Sister Dance & Performing Arts Students Cynthia Woods-Daisley , Lisa Hinton, Anthony Cureton, Allan Recarte, Marlin Townes, Kenneth Martin , Vera Hicks , Veronica Nelson and Kevin Daisley Scorpio , LeA Robinson , Melle Mel and Lady Luck Anthony Cureton, Lisa Hinton, Veronica Nelson, Allan Recarte, Marlin Townes, Angela Martin and ... (more)

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  6. Bruno Mars and Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five's Mash-Up Video Is Internet GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Lite 98.7

    ... retro '80s funk vibe has inspired DJ Shahar Varshal to mash up "24K Magic" video with Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five 's classic visual for "The Message." And it's awesome. If you can get pass Mars' jubilant dancing with Melle Mel's vivid ...

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  7. Fight Night will feature ForeignerRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Fight For Children's big annual fundraiser, Fight Night, is Nov. 10 this year, and the headline entertainment will be '70s classic rockers Foreigner. Other performers will include "America's Got Talent" season 11 finalist Sal Valentinetti, Sugar Hill Gang, Grand Master Flash and the Furious Five, E3 and DJ Yoshi.

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  8. Tupac Shakur Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Class Of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | AllHipHop.com

    ... of the '17 Class, he would join N.W.A, Run-D.M.C., Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, and Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five as the only Hip Hop acts to be enshrined in the Hall. Shakur is one of the top-selling musical performers in history. The "Dear ...

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  9. Tupac And Janet Jackson Just Got Nominated For The Rock And Roll Hall Of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | MTV

    The Ohio museum announced its 2017 nominees on Tuesday , and Tupac Shakur leads the list alongside Janet Jackson , Pearl Jam, and Depeche Mode. Electric Light Orchestra, Jane's Addiction, Journey, The Cars, The Zombies, Chaka Khan, Chic, J. Geils Band, Joan Baez, Joe Tex, MC5, and Steppenwolf make up the rest of the nominee list.

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  10. #YouGoodMan: Kid Cudi's Openness Gives Black Men A Space To Heal On Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | NewsOne

    ... has served as a means for Blacks to express aspirations and anguish. Who hasn't heard Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five's 1980s hit, "The Message"? The track's popular refrain, " Don't push me because I'm close to the edge, " still reverberates ...

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  11. Fifth Element: Booming Human Rahzel Talks About What's Missing From Modern MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Rahzel plays with Nicole Paris and Ed Cage at the Dominion Dance Pavilion on Saturday from 4:15-5:15 p.m., and the Community Foundation Stage on Sunday from 4:15-5 p.m. Beatboxing might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the words folk music. But with roots that hearken to traditional African vocal stylings and early jazz scat, the "fifth element of hip-hop" is just that.

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  12. Inside Drive-By Truckers' Controversial New Album 'American Band'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | RollingStone

    The first words out of Patterson Hood's mouth, after exchanging pleasantries, say everything one needs to know about American Band , the Drive-By Truckers' politically-charged new album. "It's a fucked-up time we're living in," says the Truckers' singer, songwriter and guitarist, who, with his songwriting partner and onstage foil, singer-guitarist Mike Cooley, has written an album of blunt, pissed-off Trump-era anthems that already began to stir controversy months before its release.

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  13. How race and ignorance shape our view of the Rock & Roll Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Plain Dealer

    With just seven words this past April, Ice Cube put opponents of hip-hop's inclusion in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on blast. "God damn right, we're rock and roll," Ice Cube proclaimed during N.W.A.'s acceptance speech at the 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony held in Brooklyn, N.Y. N.W.A.'s induction followed months of debate amongst fans, critics and artists about what genres of music deserve to be featured in the Rock Hall.

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  14. Diamond-Dust BaroqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Nation

    The Get Down , Baz Luhrman's fairytale remix of the birth of hip-hop, offers a glimpse of the beginning of the end of US power. They are amazing in what they allow.

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  15. Flash MemoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    Grandmaster Flash The Gallivan Center 239 S. Main 801-784-3278 Saturday, Sept. 17, 8 p.m. Free, all ages UtahArts.org/Urban-Arts-Fest When Grandmaster Flash covered Duran Duran's anti-drug tune "White Lines " - Ha- HA! - somewhere, heads were exploding like in that scene from Scanners .

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  16. Rapper's Delight: The Sugarhill Gang get Tel Aviv on their feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    Questions abounded heading in to the Barby Club in Tel Aviv Tuesday night. Would rap pioneers The Sugar Hill Gang live up to their legendary status? Would the absence of the late Henry "Big Bang Hank" Jackson diminish the thrill of seeing Wonder Mike and Master Gee commandeering the stage? The evening started out with a performance from the Tel Aviv-based hip hop and funk group Lucille Crew.

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  17. the Sugar Hill Gang Barby Club, Tel Aviv, August 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    IT'S A rap: From left; Wonder Mike, Master Gee and the late Big Hank Hank of The Sugarhill Gang.. Questions abounded heading in to the Barby Club in Tel Aviv Tuesday night.

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  18. You Can Now Command Your Hyundai Genesis With A 'Free' Amazon EchoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Jalopnik

    You can do all kinds of stuff with your Amazon Echo, like order a pizza, listen to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five , buy a crossbow , a paleo diet cookbook , or that trusty Amazon stalwart, the 55-gallon drum of Passion Natural Water-Based Lubricant. You can even call an Uber driver.

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  19. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious FiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | BBC News

    Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five were an American hip hop group formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1976. Composed of one DJ and five rappers , the group's use of turntablism, break-beat deejaying, and conscious lyricism were a significant force in the early development of hip hop music.

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  20. Bay Dreams returns with a stellar first line-up announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Scoop

    Start planning your New Year 2017 celebrations now! The southern hemisphere's most epic new festival, Bay Dreams , is back with a first line-up designed to blow your mind. And, with the guarantee of several huge acts still to be announced in early September, this is shaping up to be 'the' party of summer.

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