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Grand Master Flash on the Secret of his Success

DJ and hip-hop forefather Grand Master Flash broke out more than 20 years ago with hits that included "The Message" and "White Lines (Don't Do it)."

Part of his success came out of his "Quick Mix Theory," the process of blending one music break with another.

Rebroadcast from July 8, 2002.

19:23

DJ and Hip-Hop Pioneer Grandmaster Flash

At the dawn of hip hop, Grandmaster Flash recorded hits like "The Message" and "White Lines (Don't Do it)" with the Furious Five. He also is credited with creating the "Quick Mix Theory" — blending one music break with another.

19:22

DJ and hip-hop forefather Grandmaster Flash

At the dawn of hip-hop, he recorded with the Furious Five. Their hits included "The Message" and "White Lines (Don't Do it)." Nearly 30 years ago, Flash created the "Quick Mix Theory" — the process of blending one music break with another. This interview first aired July 8, 2002.

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