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Fab 5 Freddy


Fab 5 Freddy (1998)

Interview by Frank Broughton, Rock's Backpages Audio, October 1998

From teenage dancing to Grandmaster Flowers in Brooklyn to Larry Levan at the Paradise Garage, via the early days of hip hop, making Wild Style with Charlie Ahearn, bringing uptown DJs to downtown clubs and art galleries — Freddy was there and tells all about it.

File format: mp3; file size: 74.1mb, interview length: 1h 20' 53" sound quality: ****


Fab 5 Freddy & Max Roach: Hip Hop Bebop

Report and Interview by Frank Owen, Spin, October 1988

Max Roach says the new Charlie Parkers are in hip hop. The inventor of modern jazz drumming celebrates the new generation with wild stylist Fab ...

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