Flashback Friday: Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five (1983)

    Photo: Medium   Do you know when hip-hop was born? Do you know the "Holy Trinity" of hip-hop? No? It's all good, here's a quick lesson. Hip-hop was born August 11, 1973, at 1520 Sedgewick Avenue in the Bronx.   A man named DJ Kool Herc hosted a back to school jam where he

Flashback Friday: Grandmaster Flash & Jam Master Jay DJ Battle On MTV!

    Photos: AllMusic & Pinterest   Hip-hop's four main elements consist of rapping, graffiti writing, b-boying, and DJing. Grandmaster Flash and Jam Master Jay from Run DMC are well-respected hip-hop pioneers and have helped carved hip-hop into black culture. They inspired generations of hip-hop artists and DJ's to come. For Flashback Friday, take