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Grandmaster Flash (US)

Artist & Speaker

Grandmaster Flash is one of the original founders of Hip Hop who became world famous for his revolutionary and disruptive way of looking at the DJ and his equipment. He has influenced generations of DJ's and Hip Hop and electronic music artists with his pivotal role in the development of using record players and vinyl to create new music, perfected the technique of splicing and mixing breaks with two turntables, scratching and so much more, laid the foundation for turntablism and helped turn DJ's into fully fledged live acts. For their enormous impact on modern music, Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by JAY Z in 2007, as the first Hip Hop group ever.

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