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Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five’s Kidd Creole found guilty of manslaughter

Hip-hop pioneer Kidd Creole has been found guilty of manslaughter.


Born Nathaniel Glover, Kidd Creole – an original member of the pioneering New York hip-hop...

'Yo! The Early Days Of Hip-Hop 1982-84' features over 300 pages of photographs charting the genre's rise

A new book, set to be published by Soul Jazz Books/Records, will explore the very earliest days of hip hop.

'Yo! The Early Days Of...

From CBGB and the last days of disco to formative era house music and hip hop

Run-DMC, Grandmaster Flash, Larry Levan and more feature in a new exhibition on early ‘80s New York music, which opened Friday 11th June.  

Held at...

The influential figure passed away following heart failure at his home in Savanna, Georgia

Duke Bootee, co-writer and producer of Grandmaster Flash’s ‘The Message’, has died.

Bootee, born Edward Gernel Fletcher, died after suffering from heart failure at his...

Previous winners include the likes of Metallica, Led Zeppelin and Paul McCartney...

Grandmaster Flash has become the first DJ to win the Polar Music Prize, often dubbed the "Nobel Prize For Music".

The prize was founded by...

Herefordshire festival goes all-out for milestone edition...

Nozstock: The Hidden Valley festival returns home to Bromyard, Herefordshire from 20th to 22nd July with a mega line-up featuring Chase & Status (featuring Rage)...

 A guide to dance music's pre-rave past...

We've drafted in Greg Wilson, the former electro-funk pioneer, nowadays a leading figure in the global disco/re-edits movement and respected commentator on dance music and...