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Grandmaster Flash

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Birthday
1, 1958
Birthplace
Bridgetown, Barbados
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
Bridgetown, Barbados

About

Born Joseph Saddler, he is the leader of the influential hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and one of the pioneers of hip hop DJing. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame by Jay Z in 2007, becoming the first hip hop act to be inducted.

Before Fame

He attended Samuel Gompers high school.

Trivia

He is credited with the invention of the first crossfader, which he made by sourcing parts from a junkyard in the Bronx.

Family Life

He resides in New York.

Associated With

In 1990, he became the musical director for The Chris Rock show. 

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