Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five

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Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was an influential American hip hop group formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1978. Composed of one DJ (Grandmaster Flash) and five rappers (Melle Mel, Kidd Creole, Cowboy, Mr. Ness/Scorpio, and Rahiem), the group's use of turntablism, break-beat deejaying, choreographed stage routines and lyricism was a significant force in the early development of hip-hop music.
The group rose to fame in the early 1980s with their first successful single "Freedom" and later on with their magnum opus "The Message", which is often cited as among the most influential hip hop songs. However, in 1983, relations between Grandmaster Flash and Melle Mel became strained and the group disbanded. A reunion was organized in 1987, and it released a new album. Afterward, the sextet disbanded permanently.
Overall, the group was active for five years and released two studio albums. In 2007, it became the first hip hop group ever to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
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Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Discography

Albums

VPLI 6650 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Message (Album) Sugar Hill Records VPLI 6650 Australia & New Zealand 1982 Sell This Version
SHC-584 Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five* Feat.: Melle Mel & Duke Bootee Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five* Feat.: Melle Mel & Duke Bootee - The Message(Cass, Album) Sugar Hill Records SHC-584 US 1982 Sell This Version
60769-1 Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five* On The Strength (Album) Elektra, Elektra 60769-1 Australia 1988 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

6001 Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five* Superappin' (Single) Enjoy Records 6001 US 1979 Sell This Version
310850 Grandmaster Flash And The Furious 5* Freedom (Single) Sugar Hill Records 310850 France 1980 Sell This Version
ER-6011 Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five* Super Rappin' No.2 (Maxi) Enjoy Records ER-6011 US 1980 Sell This Version
332.311 Grandmaster Flash And The Furious 5* / Super Wolf* Grandmaster Flash And The Furious 5* / Super Wolf* - Freedom / Super-Wolf Can Do It(12", Single) Rap Mix 332.311 Uruguay 1980 Sell This Version
SH-555 Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five* The Birthday Party Sugar Hill Records SH-555 US 1981 Sell This Version
100.8065 Grandmaster Flash And The Furious 5* Freedom / The Birthday Party (Single) RCA Victor 100.8065 Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
Fi 403 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel / The Party Mix (Maxi, Single) Sugar Hill Records Fi 403 Turkey 1981 Sell This Version
SH-569 Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five* It's Nasty (Genius Of Love) (Single) Sugar Hill Records SH-569 US 1981 Sell This Version
SH 111 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five It's Nasty (Genius Of Love) / The Birthday Party Sugar Hill Records SH 111 UK 1981 Sell This Version
101.8219 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Freedom / The Party Mix(7") RCA 101.8219 Brazil 1981 Sell This Version
310935 Sugarhill Gang / Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five* Sugarhill Gang / Grandmaster Flash & Furious Five* - Apache / It's Nasty (Genius Of Love)(12", Ltd, Single) Sugar Hill Records, Vogue 310935 France 1981 Sell This Version
SHL 117 Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five* The Message (Single, Maxi) Sugar Hill Records SHL 117 UK 1982 Sell This Version
SHL 119 Melle Mel & Duke Bootee Of Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Melle Mel & Duke Bootee Of Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - Message II (Survival)(12") Sugar Hill Records SHL 119 UK 1982 Sell This Version
SH-574 Grand Master Flash* Flash To The Beat Sugar Hill Records SH-574 US 1982 Sell This Version
SH 500 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Scorpio (Single) Sugar Hill Records SH 500 Canada 1982 Sell This Version
J.B. 236 Vasco Rossi / Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Feat.: Melle Mel & Duke Bootee Vasco Rossi / Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Feat.: Melle Mel & Duke Bootee - Una Splendida Giornata / The Message(7", Jukebox) Carosello, Sugar Hill Records J.B. 236 Italy 1982 Sell This Version
SH 457 Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five* New York New York (Maxi, Single) Sugar Hill Records SH 457 Finland 1983 Sell This Version
6.13862 Grand Master Flash & The Furious Five* New York New York(7", Single) Sugar Hill Records 6.13862 Germany 1983 Sell This Version
SHX 101 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Pump Me Up(12") Sugar Hill Records SHX 101 US 1985 Sell This Version
SPEC-1331 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five / Sugar Hill Gang* Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five / Sugar Hill Gang* - The Message / Rappers Delight (Single) Unidisc SPEC-1331 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
SPEC-1331 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Sugarhill Gang Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, Sugarhill Gang - Dance Classics(12", Bea) Unidisc SPEC-1331 Canada 1987 Sell This Version
6.14943, 6.14943 AC Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Message / New York New York(7", Single) Sugar Hill Records, Sugar Hill Records 6.14943, 6.14943 AC Germany 1987 Sell This Version