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Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message album


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The Message is the debut studio album of American hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, released in October 1982 by Sugar Hill Records. It features the influential eponymous track and hip-hop single "The Message". The Message was released in October 1982 by Sugar Hill Records. It was the only album released while the group's original line-up was together. The album charted at number 53 in the United States and at number 77 in the United Kingdom

The Message (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five song). The Message" is a song by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. It was released as a single by Sugar Hill Records on July 1, 1982 and was later featured on the group's first studio album, The Message

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five. Авторы текста и музыки. Steven Stanley, Adrian Belew, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth.

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s The Message may not have been the origin of conscious-rap in the early ‘80s, but it took the idea, ran away with it, married it, had several children and bought a farm in upstate Idaho with it. The Message was the 7th rap song to ever appear on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, peaking at It went gold within 11 days. It was also selected by the New York Times as ‘the most powerful pop single of 1982’ and NME named it their track of the year. Flash about the distorted artist name, since only two of his band (excluding himself!) were on the track –. I hated the fact that it was advertised as Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, because the only people on the record were Mel and Duke Bootee. And about its success –. It played all day, every day. It put us on a whole new level. The Message" Track Info.

Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five merged the Afrocentric consciousness expressed by such early rappers as Gil Scott-Heron and the Last Poets with b-boy production to create "The Message," an all-time rap anthem. It was the focal point of this LP, which also included "It's Nasty" and "Scorpio," two other strong cuts that might have been winners on their own. Unfortunately, rather than a starting point, this album proved to be their ultimate peak.

The Message" is the best-known track by legendary hip-hop innovators Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, and is a song that, without exaggeration, changed rap music's tone and content forever. With its hard-boiled chorus ("It's like a jungle sometimes, It makes me wonder how I keep from going under.

The Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel. Track B4: Special Thanks to: Chic (Good Times); Blondie (Rapture); Queen (Another One Bites The Dust); Sugar Hill Gang (8th Wonder); Furious Five (Birthday Party); Spoonie Gee (Monster Jam).

all the creeps So she can tell the stories to the girls back home She went to the city and got so so so ditty She had to get a pimp, she couldnt make it on her Own. Chorus: Its like a jungle sometimes, it makes me wonder How I keep from goin under. My brothers doing fast on my mothers.

Posts About Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five would eventually break up into two separate groups due to differences until a brief reunion in 1987 led to the release of the original line-up's second album

Tracklist

A1 She's Fresh 4:56
A2 It's Nasty 4:15
A3 Scorpio 5:10
A4 It's A Shame 4:58
B1 Dreamin' 5:45
B2 You Are 4:49
B3 The Message 7:11

Credits

  • Bass – Doug Wimbish
  • Brass – Chops Horn Section*
  • Concept By – Sylvia Robinson
  • Design [Album], Artwork [Production] – AQ Graphics, Inc.
  • Drums – Keith Leblance*
  • Engineer – Nina Rhodes, Steve Jerome
  • Guitar – Skip McDonald
  • Keyboards – Dwain Mitchell, Gary Henry
  • Mixed By – Jiggs Chase*, Steve Jerome, Sylvia*
  • Percussion – Ed Fletcher
  • Photography By – Hemu Aggarwal
  • Producer – Jiggsaw Productions*, Sylvia Inc
  • Synthesizer [Prophet] – Jiggs*, Reggie Griffin, Sylvia*

Notes

Recorded at Sweet Mountain Studios.

Thanks to "Willie" & Duke Bootee.
Special thanks to: the creator God, our parents, Mrs. Robinson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Rick & Tina, Sugar Ray Leonard and Mohammed Ali for giving us the fighting spirit and to all our dedicated fans plus the talented musicians who worked with us. Extra special thanks to all the ladies.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): VID-326-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): VID-327-B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SH 268 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Message ‎(LP, Album) Sugar Hill Records SH 268 US 1982
CMRCD575 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Message ‎(CD, Album, RE, Dig) Sanctuary, Sugar Hill Records CMRCD575 UK 2002
246 230-1 BL, 246 230-1 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Message ‎(LP, Album, RE) Sugar Hill Records, Sugar Hill Records 246 230-1 BL, 246 230-1 Germany 1989
PCD-3766 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Message ‎(CD, Album, RE) Sugar Hill Records, P-Vine Records PCD-3766 Japan 1995
CMRCD575 Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five The Message ‎(CD, Album, RE, Dig) Castle Music CMRCD575 UK Unknown



Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message album
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Performer: Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
Title: The Message
Category: Hip hop
Country: US
Released: 1982
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