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Grandmaster Flash: 'Hall Of Fame Better Late Than Never'

Rapper GRANDMASTER FLASH refused to believe he was to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame when he first heard, because he had fallen for two false alarms before. GRANDMASTER FLASH AND...

R.e.m. Joined By Berry For Hall Of Fame Induction

Rockers R.E.M. were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in New York yesterday (12MAR07) - and were joined by original member BILL BERRY. Berry - who left the LOSING MY RELIGION band...

Richards And Vedder To Induct Hall Of Fame Honorees

ROLLING STONES guitarist KEITH RICHARDS and PEARL JAM singer EDDIE VEDDER will help induct honorees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 12 March (07). Richards will induct the RONETTES, one week before...

Melle Mel Planning Wwe Career

Hip-hop pioneer MELLE MEL is determined to make it big in the ring as a World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star, after studying the sport last year (06). The GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE FURIOUS FIVE legend...

Rem, Patti Smith + Van Halen Set For Hall Of Fame

REM, PATTI SMITH and VAN HALEN have been named among the Class of 2007 as the Rock + Roll Hall of Fame names its latest inductees. The RONETTES and rap pioneers GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE...

Stars Ring In A Pure New Year

NICK LACHEY, GRANDMASTER FLASH, JARED LETO and BRITNEY SPEARS are the eclectic celebrities counting down the end of the year (06) at Las Vegas' Pure nightclub. Actor Leto and rap legend Grandmaster Flash are the...

Ti Takes Three Bet Hip-hop Awards

Rapper GRANDMASTER FLASH and TI were the big winners at last night's (12NOV06) first ever BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta, Georgia - sharing the limelight and the biggest prizes. Atlanta-based TI was nominated for eight...

Hall Of Fame Hopefuls Named

REM, PATTI SMITH and VAN HALEN are among the nine acts on the ballot for the 2007 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction. The trio is joined by the newly-reformed THE STOOGES, DAVE CLARK...

Ice-t And Simmons Contribute Artifacts To Smithsonian

Rappers ICE-T and RUSSELL SIMMONS are the first musicians to donate artifacts for a future hip-hop exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC. The museum began gathering items for the collection yesterday (28FEB06),...

Flash + Hammer Provide Blasts From The Past At Vmas

MTV Video Music Awards host SEAN 'DIDDY' COMBS went old school at the prize giving last night (28AUG05) by inviting GRANDMASTER FLASH to join him onstage. The aging rap pioneer then staged a rap...

Grandmaster Flash Lands Radio Show

Hip-hop pioneer GRANDMASTER FLASH is now enjoying DJ status, after landing his own radio show. The FLASH MASH mix show, which will premiere on SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO on Saturday (16APR05), will feature a blend...

Grandmaster Flash Wants To Be First Rap Star In Hall Of Fame

Rap pioneer GRANDMASTER FLASH has declared that he should be the first hip-hop entrants into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME. Many were surprised when Barbados-native Flash, real name JOSEPH SADDLER, and his...

Hip-hop Heroes Honoured

PUBLIC ENEMY, KRS-ONE, RUN-DMC and TUPAC SHAKUR were among the honourees at the inaugural VH1 HIP-HOP HONORS in New York on Sunday night (03SEP04). But it was the performances onstage at the Hammerstein Ballroom...

U2 And Grandmaster Flash Lead Rock Hall Nominees

U2, GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE FURIOUS FIVE, RANDY NEWMAN and THE O'JAYS are among the nominees to be inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME next year (05). Also vying for the...

Grandmaster Flash Launching Record Label

Pioneering hip-hop DJ GRANDMASTER FLASH is launching his own record label. The Barbados-born MESSAGE rapper, 46, says his new label, called ADRENALINE CITY ENTERTAINMENT, will sign acts from a range of musical genres, including...

Grandmaster's Message Tops Hip-hop List

GRANDMASTER FLASH + THE FURIOUS FIVE's groundbreaking hit THE MESSAGE has been named the most important hip-hop songs of all-time in a new poll. Top urban magazine THE SOURCE has listed the 151 Greatest...

Jam Master Jay Tribute Planned

GRANDMASTER FLASH, FUNKMASTER FLEX and DJ PREMIER will take part in a special tribute to slain RUN-DMC star JAM MASTER JAY during the BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION AWARDS. Jam Master Jay was shot and killed...

Grandmaster Flash Gets Busy

Rap pioneer GRANDMASTER FLASH has teamed up with New York journalist CHRIS COLEMAN to pen his memoirs. The tome will mark the beginning of a busy year for Flash - he also signed a...

Run Dmc Run Away With Top Hip.hop Act Title

RUN DMC's DARRYL McDANIELS was "humbled" when his rap band topped VH1's poll of GREATEST HIP-HOP ACTS. The rap group came first in the list compiled by the music TV channel - which also...

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