22,043 total votes
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was an influential American hip hop group formed in the South Bronx of New York City in 1978. Composed of one DJ and five rappers, the group's use of turntablism, break-beat deejaying, choreographed stage routines and lyricism was a significant force in the early development of hip-hop music. The group rose to fame in the early 1980s with their first successful single "Freedom" and later on with their magnum opus "The Message", which is often cited as among the most influential hip hop songs. However, in 1983, relations between Grandmaster Flash, Rahiem and The Kidd Creole became strained with SugarHill records, and half the ... more on Wikipedia

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five is ranked on...

#194 of 529 The Greatest Musical Artists of the '80s 535.6k VOTES The greatest and most prolific artists of music's most colorful decade are remembered on this list. This list is based sol...
#59 of 136 The Most Undeserving Members of the Rock Hall of Fame 319.9k VOTES The most undeserving members of the Rock Hall of Fame are all respectable and successful musicians and bands but quite simpl...
#101 of 813 People who voted for Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five... People over 50 are 2x more likely to vote for this People Age 30 to 49 are 2x more likely to vote for this The Greatest Rappers of All Time 6M VOTES Finally, a definitive list of the best rappers of all time, ranked by fans all over the world. From the early '80s to presen...
#308 of 386 The Best Pop Artists of the 1980s 363.1k VOTES The 1980s was a huge decade in terms of breaking pop stars. 80s artists benefited from the rising popularity of cable televi...
#202 of 299 Musicians Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 397.4k VOTES Update:  Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, KISS, Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens were inducted into the Rock ...
#108 of 208 The Best Rap Lyricists of All Time 357.6k VOTES A list of the best rap lyricists of all time. Since hip hop and rap music became popular at the beginning of the 1980s, many...
#61 of 232 The Best New York Rappers 53.7k VOTES It probably goes without saying, but New York City is undeniably the birthplace of rap. Its impact is still very much alive ...
#22 of 130 The Best Hip Hop Groups of All Time 55.3k VOTES The overall best hip hop groups all offer an impressive roster of individual rappers, but which hip hop crew is the absolute...
#10 of 58 The Best '80s Rappers 41k VOTES These are the best 80s Rappers as voted on by you, the 80s rap fans. 80s hip hop, or "old school" hip hop obviousl...
#22 of 459 The Most Influential DJs of All Time 139.2k VOTES The most influential DJs of all time, from the start of turntable culture to today, are all here in one list of the best DJs...
#17 of 65 The Strangest Opening Act Bookings Ever 4.8k VOTES Some of the strangest opening act bookings no doubt leave music fans scratching their collective heads. Most of the time, an...
#19 of 20 The Best Rappers with Numbers in Their Names 4.5k VOTES Here are the best rappers with numbers in their names. Rappers with "numbers" names are among some of the mos...
#27 of 206 The Best Old School Hip Hop Groups/Rappers 135.4k VOTES If you're a fan of rap music, you should have at minimum a base knowledge in old school rap. If not for old school rappers, ...
#5 of 45 The Best Rappers From The Bronx 2.3k VOTES From new artists to some of the greatest hip hop artists of all time, here are the best rappers from the Bronx, New York. In...
#29 of 109 The Best Bands with Numbers in Their Names 7.1k VOTES What’s the most famous band with numbers in their name? Drawing a blank? This list of number band names will help. You might...
#68 of 92 The Best Conscious Rappers 29.6k VOTES This conscious rappers list ranks the best conscious hip hop artists and groups by votes. This list of good conscious rapp...
50 Famous Celebrities of Caribbean Descent 65.4k VIEWS The Caribbean is a beautiful, tropical grouping of over 700 islands, islets, cays, and reefs, and is broken up into 30 terri...
The Real Names of 150 Rappers 511.4k VIEWS This list of the real names of rappers will inform and enlighten you, because who even knew some of the best rappers in hist...
#47 of 107 The Best Political Hip Hop Bands/Rappers 9.3k VOTES By it's explosive nature and origins in cities, hip hop is political. Whether subversive or explicitly described, political ...
Celebrities Turning 60 in 2018 77.6k VIEWS This list contains information on celebrities turning 60 in 2018, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous Hollywo...
#8 of 501 The Best Electro Bands/Artists 1.7k VOTES Electro artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good electro bands includes a filter so you can so...
Celebrities Who Are Secret Geeks 55.2k VIEWS List of Celebrities Who Are Secret Geeks ranked by fame and popularity. It has never been cooler to be a geek and some of Ho...
Celebrities Born On New Year's Day 4.2k VIEWS Here are all the famous people who were born on January 1st, New Year's Day. Featuring actors, musicians, singers,...

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five is also found on...

List of Famous Bands from New York Famous Male Disc Jockeys List of Famous Disc Jockeys Famous Male Rappers Famous Record Producers from the United States Elektra Records Complete Artist Roster Famous Disc Jockeys from the United States