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  1. Is Netflix's The Get Down Any Good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | The Stranger

    ... that documents a theoretical version of the beginnings of hiphop in the Bronx. Certain peripheral like Grandmaster Flash are real, while the main protagonists-a group of teenagers, mostly boys-are not. Reviews are all over the map, while even the ...

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  2. Over-The-Top Superhero Melodrama The Get Down Gets Early Rap So Wrong And So RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Stereogum

    ... this is also recorded historical reality. Most of the people who created hip-hop are still alive and well. Grandmaster Flash, who's both an executive producer on the show and a character, practically looks young enough to play himself, though it's ...

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  3. Netflix's The Get Down Makes You Wonder How It Keeps from Going UnderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Phoenix New Times

    ... boss Fat Annie and her frightening son Cadillac (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II), Shao apprentices at the elbow of Grandmaster Flash (Mamoudou Athie) himself, at this early date a turntable maestro turning out the neighborhood at regular "get-down" shows ...

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  4. Is Netflix's The Get Down Any Good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... that documents a theoretical version of the beginnings of hip-hop in the Bronx . Certain peripheral like Grandmaster Flash are real, while the main protagonists-a group of teenagers, mostly boys-are not. Reviews are all over the map, while even the ...

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  5. 'The Get Down' enlists Grandmaster Flash and Nas for authenticityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Friday on Netflix, the Australian director was less inclined to take liberties. Instead, he turned to Grandmaster Flash and Nas, two pioneering artists from different eras in rap, to lend the production authenticity. The drama, opening in the South ...

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  6. Baz Luhrmann enlists Grandmaster Flash and Nas for Get Down authenticityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... story on Netflix, the Australian director was less inclined to take liberties. Instead, he turned to Grandmaster Flash and Nas, two pioneering artists from different eras in rap, to lend the production authenticity. The drama, opening in the South ...

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

    Aug 15, 2016 | Scoop

    ... headliners - the masters of psych, rock and reggae, Sticky Fingers ; as well as legendary US hip-hop acts Grandmaster Flash and Bizzy Bone , alongside New Zealand's finest including Katchafire , Kora , Concord Dawn and Home Brew . After making its ...

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  9. 'Get Down' enlists pioneers of hip-hopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    ... Friday on Netflix, the Australian director was less inclined to take liberties. Instead, he turned to Grandmaster Flash and Nas, two pioneering artists from different eras in rap, to lend the production authenticity. The drama, opening in the South ...

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  10. Grandmaster Flash raps about his career boost from BlondieRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Talk about white lines. The lyrics that most helped Grandmaster Flash become a crossover success came from a Blondie song.

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  11. The Get Down opening day: prepare for polarizing opinionsRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2016 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... has not navigated it fully. But the contributions of the journalist Nelson George in the writer's room and Grandmaster Flash and Nas as producers may have helped prevent there from being too many cringeworthy moments of insensitivity (though viewers ...

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  12. 6 Things to Know About the New Netflix Series The Get DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | InStyle

    ... economy during that era and you'll find that the show is complex, fascinating, and visually stunning. Grandmaster Flash, a founding father of hip hop and one of the show's key producers, tells us what you can expect. "In order to know where you are ...

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  13. Netflix's 'The Get Down' is a stylish musical, but it won't convince rap fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... lived. Instead, they were drawn to the more raw beat-driven moments in disco, the "get down." DJs like Grandmaster Flash (played by Mamoudie Athie) were isolating those gritty, driven moments on records and extending them. Luhrmann's first TV series ...

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  14. The Get Down Is a Let Down: New at ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... Down , Netflix's new series about the early days of hip-hop, on which a number of rap pioneers including Grandmaster Flash and Kurtis Blow consulted. But "bloated," "derivative," and "self-important" all seem fair, as does "scandalously overpriced." ...

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  15. Hip Hop Themed Series 'The Get Down' Debuts On NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | AllHipHop.com

    ... of the characters . The Queens native has been described as a " huge creative force ." Hip Hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash served as an associate producer and adviser for The Get Down . Mamoudou Athie plays a younger version of the legendary deejay on ...

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  16. The Legendary DJ Behind Baz Luhrmann's Latest CreationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Mother Jones

    ... humble turntable into an instrument. Using a jerry-rigged cross fader and two platters side by side, DJ Grandmaster Flash, as Saddler rechristened himself, helped lay the foundation for the emerging "hip-hop" style. He and his now-estranged crew, ...

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  17. Luhrmann's Get Down is a let-downRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    ... as having a wordsmith complement your manipulated beats. To cement its street cred, The Get Down counts Grandmaster Flash (also a character in the show) and Nas among its producers. Nas also wrote much of Zeke's raps, so you know that it is tight. ...

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  18. Rita Ora wears her new favorite plunging gown to premiere of The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Rita Ora wears her new favorite plunging gown to premiere of The Get Down...after sporting the racy number all day The 25-year-old looked absolutely breathtaking in an extremely eye-catching ensemble that nipped in at her slender waist at the premiere of Netflix's The Get Down in New York. Simply stunning! Rita Ora looked absolutely breathtaking in an extremely eye-catching ensemble that nipped in at her slender waist at the premiere of Netflix's The Get Down in New York The slinky skirt clung to her toned legs from waist to ankle, enhancing her petite frame, while the top featured a daring low plunge, flashing a cheeky hint of cleavage.

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  19. Anaheim actor Justice Smith rides edge of stardom in new Netflix series, 'The Get Down'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | The Orange County Register

    ... Jr., Shameik Moore, Justice Smith and Jaden Smith star in Netflix's "The Get Down." Nelson George and Grandmaster Flash, executive producers for the Netflix original series "The Get Down" and creator Baz Luhrmann appear at a press day in London, ...

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  20. Netflix's 'The Get Down' explores the rise of hip-hop cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | The Orange County Register

    ... life is changed when Shaolin takes him to an underground party called the Get Down. There, DJs, including Grandmaster Flash, are the stars as they create beats for rappers. "This is the missing years of what has now become a billion-dollar ...

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