DJ and hip-hop forefather Grandmaster Flash At the dawn of hip-hop, he recorded with the Furious Five. Their hits included "The Message" and "White Lines (Don't Do it)." Nearly 30 years ago, Flash created the "Quick Mix Theory" -- the process of blending one music break with another. This interview first aired July 8, 2002.
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DJ and hip-hop forefather Grandmaster Flash

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DJ and hip-hop forefather Grandmaster Flash

DJ and hip-hop forefather Grandmaster Flash

DJ and hip-hop forefather Grandmaster Flash

Only Available in Archive Formats.

At the dawn of hip-hop, he recorded with the Furious Five. Their hits included "The Message" and "White Lines (Don't Do it)." Nearly 30 years ago, Flash created the "Quick Mix Theory" — the process of blending one music break with another. This interview first aired July 8, 2002.