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  1. Hip Hop Artists and Their NBA EquivalentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Liberty Ballers

    ... far down the rabbit hole to go on this one. Do we include old skool artists like Kurtis Blow and Kool Moe Dee and Melle Mel and Big Daddy Kane? Maybe in a second post. How underground can we go: Pharoah Monche, TechN9ne, Dead Prez, Talib Kweli? ...


  2. Why The Beastie Boys' Check Your Head Is Still Rap-Rock's Greatest MasterpieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | LA Weekly

    ... rhymed over rock riffs during the first Bronx block parties. On the most iconic old-school single, "White Lines," Melle Mel spit over a bass line from no-wave legends Liquid Liquid. I guess people liked that Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. MTV monstrosity. ...


  3. Hip-hop grandmasters serve as principals for a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 |

    Both Caz and Melle Mel are board members of Windows of Hip Hop. Community School 55 is in the process of teaming up with the organization to build a recording studio at the school.


  4. Melle Mel Clowns Jay Z For Being A "White Businessman"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | HipHopDx

    Bravo's The First Family of Hip Hop joins the long list of reality television series finding inspiration from Hip Hop. Considering the show's focus on the newer generation of Sugar Hill Records, it was obvious Melle Mel would have some shine on the show due to his role on the label's legendary single "The Message" from Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.


  5. Macklemore Didn't Submit 'This Unruly Mess I Made' to the Grammys: SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Billboard

    ... .3 million units). The album's first single, "Downtown," did reach No. 12 on the Hot 100 and featured Eric Nally , Melle Mel , Kool Moe Dee and Grandmaster Caz.


  6. Chris Rock Says He Was Jumped Into A Gang and Claims Melle Mel Hated On Hip-Hop Group Public EnemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 |

    ... D. or the black militant group, X Clan. Chris Rock also relayed a story that claimed that Furious 5 group member Melle Mel was a hater on legendary group Public Enemy, specifically when their classic Hip-Hop track open "Rebel Without a Pause" was ...


  7. Soul Rebels playing BK shows ft. ACTQ members, Melle Mel, Rakim, RaekwonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    ... rappers show up at their shows, and these will be no different. Night 1 has groundbreaking old school rapper Melle Mel (of "The Message" fame) and a guy who became a groundbreaker himself just a few years later, Rakim . Other surprise guests are ...


  8. New Orleans Premiere Screening of Rev. Goat Carson's film Step OffRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | WWOZ

    ... premiere screening of David "Reverend Goat" Carson's film Step Off. Made in 1984 in New York City and starring Melle Mel, the film, a visionary rap science fiction film foretells the coming cultural revolution of hip hop. It is also one of the ...


  9. Hell Hath No Fury Turns 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Stereogum

    ... another chapter to drugs and rap's decades-long complicated relationship. As early as 1983, Grandmaster Flash and Melle Mel came with the anti-coke anthem " White Lines (Don't Do It) ". Even that well-meaning warning is rumored to have begun as a ...


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

    Nov 14, 2016 |

    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 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)


  11. One Week Left of the Arizona State Fair - Get On Down HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Copper Basin News

    ... paramount performances by the SOS Band, One Way, Evelyn "Champagne" King, and Grandmaster's Furious Five featuring Melle Mel & Scorpio with Rob Base. Concert starts at General admission seating for shows in the Veteran's Memorial Coliseum Concert ...


  12. Books of The Times: 'Life and Death on the New York Dance...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | The New York Times

    ... David Wojnarowicz ; the D.J.s Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa and Jellybean Benitez ; the young Run-D.M.C. , Melle Mel and Russell Simmons; Blondie's Deborah Harry and Chris Stein; and, yes, Madonna, who finally arrives on Page 248, appearing ...


  13. The 10 Best Songs About CocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Phoenix New Times

    ... to regret. Apparently cocaine is super addictive, so if you're considering doing a line, take some advice from Melle Mel (and maybe dance instead). My white lines go a long way Either up your nose or through your vein / With nothin' to gain except ...