Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five - The Message
country of origin Black America: New York: South Bronx
Music Genre: Rap. Style : Hip Hop
The Message was the 1982 single from the first album of the same name by pioneering rap group, Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five. It reached the top five in several countries and peaked at no 4 in the R&B chart. "The Message" is credited to be one of the early rap songs to achieve mainstream success and the first prominent hip hop song to provide a social commentary rather than the self-congratulatory boasting or party chants of earlier hip hop anthems.
The group consisted of members, Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, The Kidd Creole , Keith Cowboy, Mr. Ness, Scorpio and Rahiem