Grandmaster Melle Mel
May 15, 1961 in The Bronx
Bronx, New York, United States
Melvin Glover aka Melle Mel
Melle Mel (/ËˆmÉ›li ËˆmÉ›l/; born Melvin Glover, May 15, 1961), also known as Grandmaster Melle Mel, is an American hip-hop musician - one of the pioneers of rap as lead rapper and main songwriter for Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five. Biography: Melvin Glover, of a Cherokee mother, was the first rapper to call himself "MC" (Master of Ceremonies). Other Furious Five members included his brother The Kidd Creole (Nathaniel Glover), Scorpio (Eddie Morris), Rahiem (Guy Todd Williams) & Cowboy (Keith Wiggins).
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