Grandmaster Flash & the Furious FiveGrandmaster Flash and the Furious Five was an influential American hip hop group formed in the ‎South Bronx of New York City in 1978. Composed of one DJ (Grandmaster Flash) and five rappers ‎‎(Melle Mel, Kidd Creole, Cowboy, Mr. Ness/Scorpio, and Rahiem), the group's use of turntablism, ‎break-beat deejaying,choreographed stage routines & lyricism was a significant force in the early ‎development of hip-hop music.‎