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Grandmaster Flash

Grandmaster Flash

Grandmaster Flash.

Grandmaster Flash artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

Grandmaster Flash.

August 29, 2005 Grandmaster Flash is credited with creating the "Quick Mix Theory," blending different music breaks.

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Melle Mel.

August 29, 2005 Many rappers in the early 1980s found inspiration in "The Message" by Grandmaster Flash.

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Discover Songs

Daniel Lanois

November 9, 2010 This week on All Songs Considered, the legendary musician and producer shares some of his favorites.

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News

March 11, 2007 The pioneer will become the first hip-hop artist inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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  • Album: Essential Mix: Classic Edition
  • Artist: Grandmaster Flash
  • Label: ffrr
  • Released: 2002