4 da LUV & GLORY OF HIPHOP ETERNAL!
Feeling the power and energy of the originators was an awesome experience.
Skillful prowess presenting Hiphop at its best.
Beats & raps blazing through the electrified air as the crowd was mesmerized and amazed. The congregation gathered at this 40&UP Festival were of an age that had witnessed the rise and rise of Hiphop. From the early beginings of the Sugar Hill Gang and Grandmaster Flash & the Furious 5 till the preeminence of Eminem and Jay-Z.
Performing on stage were members of the original Furious 5, Grandmaster Melle Mel & Scorpio,and non other than Sugar Hills Master Gee.
"I said M-A-S, T-E-R, a G with a double E, I said I go by the unforgettable name of the man they call the Master Gee."Today only Melle Mel & Scorpio remain of the original Furious 5. Their biggest single and acknowledged masterpiece "The Message" (1982) is often cited as one of the greatest hip hop songs of all time. In 2007 they were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, making them the first hip hop group ever to be inducted.
SCORPIO & MC JAGO, 05 June 2018