Tag Archive: Grandmaster Flash

Celebrating Jam Master Jay’s 50th!

The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop

The Big Payback takes readers from the first $15 made by a “rapping DJ” in 1970s New York to the multi-million-dollar sales of the Phat Farm and Roc-a-Wear clothing companies in 2004 and 2007.… Continue reading

Grandmaster Flash, Grandwizzard Theodore, and Grandmixer DXT To Be Inducted Into Guitar Center’s RockWalk

Guitar Center is proud to announce the inductions of world renowned hip-hop DJ icons Grandmaster Flash, Grandwizzard Theodore and Grandmixer DXT intoHollywood’s iconic RockWalk. The joint ceremony will celebrate each of these accomplished musicians as they receive… Continue reading

Grandmaster Flash by Askem

Tony Atwood’s Throwback Vinyl of the Day: Grandmaster Flash

Grandmaster Flash carefully studied the DJing styles and techniques of earlier DJs, particularly Pete Jones, Kool Herc, and Grandmaster Flowers. As a teenager, he began experimenting with DJ gear in his bedroom, eventually… Continue reading