Grandmaster Melle Mel

See the Cast of ‘Beat Street’ Then and Now
Released around the time mainstream America first started to fall in love with hip-hop, 1984's 'Beat Street' is a film encompassing the three key elements of the movement: breakdancing, DJing and graffiti. Using the burgeoning hip-hop scene as its background, the movie follows the liv…
‘How High': Songs About Drugs From UGK, Afroman + More
Producer The Alchemist and rapper Oh No, under the name Gangrene, recently released their drug-inspired LP, 'Vodka & Ayahuasca.' The hip-hop duo have a knack for keeping things simple yet complex on the effort. The authentic rhymes and beats satisfy rap fans but the album's ti…
Melle Mel to Host ‘Grand Master Fitness’ Television Show
Rap legend and exercise advocate Grandmaster Melle Mel has been noted almost as much for his contribution to hip-hop culture as for his physique in recent years, and now the Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five founding member will be sharing his fitness tips on a new television show...