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Grandmaster Flash Booking Agency Profile

Book Grandmaster Flash for your next corporate event, function, or private party.
DJ Grandmaster Flash and his group the Furious Five were hip-hop's greatest innovators, transcending the genre's party-music origins to explore the full scope of its lyrical and sonic horizons. Flash was born Joseph Saddler in Barbados on January 1, 1958; he began spinning records as teen growing up in the Bronx, performing live at area dances and block parties. By age 19, while attending technical school courses in electronics during the day, he was also spinning on the local disco circuit; over time, he developed a series of groundbreaking techniques including cutting" (moving between tracks exactly on the beat), "back-spinning" (manually turning records to repeat brief snippets of sound), and "phasing" (manipulating turntable speeds) in short, creating the basic vocabulary which DJs continue to follow even today. Grandmaster Flash currently is looking for meaningful support opportunities. His recently opened for Arcade Fire at Madison Square Garden..

How to hire Grandmaster Flash for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Grandmaster Flash.

Grandmaster Flash's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Grandmaster Flash for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book Grandmaster Flash, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Grandmaster Flash. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Grandmaster Flash booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Grandmaster Flash for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Grandmaster Flash booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Grandmaster Flash charge for an event. Also, thier speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Grandmaster Flash agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Grandmaster Flash manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Grandmaster Flash for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Grandmaster Flash agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Grandmaster Flash, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Grandmaster Flash booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Grandmaster Flash, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Rising Performer
Style
Rap-Hip Hop
Range
Performer-To Find All Rising Star Categories, Age Group-30's-50's, African American, Rap-Hip Hop, Rap-Hip Hop-80's, Rising Stars-To Find All Rising Stars, Rs-P, Author, Author-Celebrity, Male
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