Grandmaster Melle Mel, as the lead MC in The Furious Five, was responsible for some of rap's earliest and biggest successes. Disputes led to that groups fracturing and afterward, Melle Mel recorded both solo and with other performers to varying degrees of success and recognition.
Melvin Glover was born May 15th, 1961 in the Bronx. In 1978 (as Melle Mel) he joined his brother Nathaniel "Kidd Creole" Glover and a friend, Keith "Cowboy" Wiggins, to form The Three MC's, who employed the DJ services of Joseph "Grandmaster Flash" Saddler. After they were joined by Eddie "Mr. Ness" Morris and Gut "Raheim" Williams, they became The Younger Generation and released "We Rap More... Read More