Grandmaster Flash

Okayplayer’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide: Black Designers, Culture, Tech & Home Goods

For last-minute gift givers, we're sharing the best options including pieces by Theophilio, Ami Colé, Homage Year, Bevel, Honor The… Read More

December 13, 2022

DJ Kay Slay Dead At 55 After Lengthy Battle With COVID-19

On Sunday, DJ Kay Slay succumbed to complications of COVID-19 after a lengthy hospitalization that began in late-December. The DJ… Read More

April 18, 2022

Kidd Creole of Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Receives 16 Year Sentencing

On Wednesday, Kidd Creole of Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five was sentenced to 16 years in prison for stabbing… Read More

April 7, 2022

Nas, LL COOL J, Grandmaster Flash And More Break Ground At Universal Hip Hop Museum

The Universal Hip Hop Museum in the Bronx is expected to open some time in 2023. Nas, LL COOL J,… Read More

May 21, 2021

The Case For Protecting Hip-Hop’s Founders

Led by figures like LL COOL J and Swizz Beatz, there is a small movement happening to ensure hip-hop's founders… Read More

March 18, 2021