Aug. 23, 2012: Grandmaster Flash on his career beginnings

The legendary hip-hop artist and DJ talks about his fascination with music and sound equipment since he was a child.
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Preteen anything that would let you will help I was on screw in the back. You know just like why why does this do would it does cautious in search of someone paying my father. He has pickings now. And a global purchase records never touch a stereo with whom he will go want to work out what we've been doing a slam tennis. Satan just listen to his music I knew exactly what I was listened to what I was very intrigued or now. Down was coming out of this. Cabinet do you think at that time you know the big thing was Disco was the big you know on radio but it wasn't until you know an iconic pieces which I courtroom cork was playing this. Particular type of music that was not. Radio news corps refused to do these things call block parties. The Bronx he would bring out this morris' DJ set in place just incredible music they didn't really have a brand to a but he just had a great feeling. This is where hip hop started there were only about oil sooner rather from the Chicago we was I probably would McGrath groups in the Bronx and Soviet important for the world. We're the ones responsible for got a delay and would like to. Sigh what if you know the premier. No we signed with her and we went from. You know doing to city and touring the world you can walk into a room man vs machine. And through music. Have people lose your cool. Without. Physically touching them on main objective this crystals off the lead up. We'll go it.

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