Given birth to Joseph Saddler, he’s the leader from the influential hiphop group Grandmaster Display as well as the Furious Five and among the pioneers of hiphop DJing. He went to Samuel Gompers senior high school. He is acknowledged using the invention from the initial crossfader, which he created by sourcing parts from a junkyard in the Bronx. He resides in NY. He was inducted in to the rock and roll hall of popularity by Jay-Z, who cited him as an impact.
Full Name Grandmaster Flash Date Of Birth January 1, 1958 Place Of Birth Bridgetown, Barbados Profession Rapper Nationality American, Barbadian Awards BET Hip Hop Awards I Am Hip-Hop Icon Award Music Groups Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five Nominations Echo Award for Music Video of the Year Movies Hip Hop Evolution, Wild Style TV Shows Hip-Hop Evolution
Star Sign Capricorn
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# Fact 1 Inducted into the Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame in 2007.
Music Department Music Department
Title Year Status Character The Chris Rock Show 1997 TV Series musical director - 16 episodes Wild Style 1983 Documentary soundtrack performer Soundtrack Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character The Rack Pack 2016 performer: "White Lines Don't Do It" - uncredited Glastonbury 2015 2015 TV Series performer - 2 episodes Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues 2013 performer: "White Lines Don't Do It" - as Grandmaster I Melt with You 2011 performer: "White Lines Don't Do It" Welcome to the 80's 2009 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode Later... With Jools Holland 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode Willkommen Österreich 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode Scarface: The World Is Yours 2006 Video Game "The Message", "Beat Street" Veronica Mars 2004 TV Series performer - 1 episode Daddy Day Care 2003 performer: "The Message" Skate and Destroy 1999 Video Game performer: "White Lines Don't Do It" New York Undercover 1995-1996 TV Series 2 episodes New Jack City 1991 producer: "LYRICS 2 THE RHYTHM" / writer: "LYRICS 2 THE RHYTHM" - as J. Saddler The Freshman 1990 performer: "NEW YORK, NEW YORK" Actor Actor
Title Year Status Character Made 2001 The Spa DJ (uncredited) Composer Composer
Title Year Status Character Trabanten 1984 TV Movie Thanks Thanks
Title Year Status Character Scratch 2001 Documentary special thanks - as Grand Master Flash Self Self
Title Year Status Character Hip-Hop Evolution 2016 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself Good Morning America 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest Hip-Hop Evolution 2016 Documentary Himself The Man from Mo'Wax 2016 Documentary Himself Glastonbury 2015 2015 TV Series Himself Spicks and Specks 2014 TV Series Himself The '80s: The Decade That Made Us 2013 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself House Party 2012 TV Movie Himself The Colbert Report 2012 TV Series Himself Sample: Not for Sale 2012 Documentary Himself - Interviewee Good News Week 2010 TV Series Himself DJ Hero 2009 Video Game Himself Later... With Jools Holland 2009 TV Series Himself Rock & A Hard Place 2008 TV Series Himself Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2007 TV Movie Himself Impact: Songs That Changed the World 2007 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself The (White) Rapper Show 2007 TV Series Himself BET Hip-Hop Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - DJ 2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2005 TV Movie Himself - Honoree MTV Video Music Awards 2005 2005 TV Special Himself - DJ Hip-Hop Honors 2004 TV Special Himself And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop 2004 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself CBS News Sunday Morning 2004 TV Series documentary Himself 5 Sides of a Coin 2003 Documentary Himself VH1 Big in 2002 Awards 2002 TV Special Himself 100 Greatest Dance Songs of Rock & Roll 2000 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself VH-1 Where Are They Now? 2000 TV Series documentary Himself The Chris Rock Show 1997-1999 TV Series Himself The 1999 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 1999 TV Special Himself The Big Breakfast 1997 TV Series Himself Rap: Looking for the Perfect Beat 1995 TV Movie documentary Himself Rock & Roll 1995 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos 1994 TV Movie Himself In the Mix 1994 TV Series Himself Rapmania: The Roots of Rap 1990 TV Movie documentary Himself Big Fun in the Big Town 1986 TV Movie documentary Himself Wild Style 1983 Documentary D.J. The Tube 1982 TV Series Himself Archive Footage Archive Footage
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