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Hip Hop 50: Grandmaster Flash - Birth of a Culture

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Hip Hop 50: Grandmaster Flash - Birth of a Culture

Grandmaster Flash
Moderator: Charisa Chotoe

We celebrate 50 years of Hip Hop at ADE Beats with founding father and turntable legend Grandmaster Flash, one of the culture’s most influential and ground-breaking pioneers. He will host a unique and interactive master class and an exclusive keynote Q&A on the evolution of Hip Hop and DJ culture at this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event. 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. This year, as his culture turns 50, Hip Hop legend Grandmaster Flash joins ADE to present an explosive journey through the evolution of Hip Hop and DJ culture.

Felix Meritis

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ADE PRO

Join us at the Felix Meritis for the full ADE Pro programme. The conference is set to be extended by an additional day, taking place from ADE Wednesday to Saturday. Just down the road the prestigious Andaz Amsterdam by Hyatt Hotels is transformed to a buzzing network & business hub from Wednesday to Friday.

ADE LAB

ADE Lab returns with a four-day programme from ADE Wednesday to Saturday at the Brakke grond and many more venues around the Amsterdam Nes area.

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Tickets for the specialist sessions and ADE Lab can be found on the ticket page.

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PRO Registration Desk at Felix Meritis
Tue 17 October: 16:00 to 20:00
Wed 18 October: 09:00 to 20:00
Thu 19 October: 09:30 to 20:00
Fri 20 October: 08:30 to 20:00
Sat 21 October: 10:00 to 20:00
CLOSED ON SUNDAY

PRO Registration Desk at I Amsterdam Store - Central Station
Tue 17 October: 14:00 to 19:00
Wed 18 October: 09:30 to 19:00
Thu 19 October: 09:30 to 19:00
Fri 20 October: 09:30 to 18:00
Sat 21 October 09:30 to 18:00
Sun 22 October 12:00 to 17:00

PRO Evening Registration Desk at Het Groene Paleis
Wed 18 October: 18:00 to 22:00
Thu 19 October: 18:00 to 21:00
Fri 20 October: 18:00 to 21:00
CLOSED ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Please be aware that your E-ticket is strictly personal and non-transferable. Identification with your ID/passport is mandatory which means your items cannot be picked up by someone else.

Also, don’t forget to complete your details before ADE to make sure we have all your details for your personal badge.