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- The Kidd Creole Of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five Arrested For Fatal Stabbing
Nathaniel “The Kidd Creole” Glover, a founding members of pioneer hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five, was arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a homeless man in New York City.
According to the associated press, the police arrested and charged the 57 year old with murder on Wednesday night. The stabbing occurred in midtown Manhattan shortly before midnight on Monday. Reports indicate that the 55-year-old victim was found with multiple stab wounds to his torso. The reasons behind the fatal altercation is not yet known, but police have described the victim, whose identity has yet to be released,as a level 2 sex offender. The victim lived in a shelter.
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five is best known for their 1982 rap song, “The Message. The group was formed in the late 1970s in the Bronx.
They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007. They were the first of the hip hop genre.
Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five
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