Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was an American hip hop group formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1978. The group’s members were Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, The Kidd Creole, Keef Cowboy, Mr. Ness/Scorpio and Rahiem. The group’s use of turntablism, breakbeat DJing, and conscious lyricism were significant in the early development of hip hop music. The group is widely regarded as one of the greatest groups of all time.
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