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Age: 53
Grandmaster Flash at age 53
Age: 53
Grandmaster Flash at age 53
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Grandmaster Flash

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Birthday
1, 1958
Birthplace
Bridgetown, Barbados
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1958 (age 65)
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. In April 2022, he posted a photo to his djflash4eva Instagram of him and Justin Bieber. His account features a handful of photos of him and other music icons and legends, such as Dr. DreSnoop Dogg and Vincent Lamont Mason Jr.

Family Life

He resides in New York.

Associated With

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