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  Myspace.com Blogs:protectomatic MySpace Blog
NEW YORK (AP) -- Max Roach, the master percussionist whose rhythmic innovations and improvisations defined bebop jazz during a wide-ranging career where he collaborated with artists from Duke Ellington to rapper Fab Five Freddy, has died after a long illness.
Roach even worked with rapper Fab Five Freddy in the early 1980s.
He was survived by five children: sons Daryl and Raoul, and daughters Maxine, Ayl and Dara.
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  Scotland on Sunday - The Review - Fab Five Freddy still in Rapture to the enduring power of hip hop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
But have you ever wondered who the Fab - short for Fabulous - is? Apart from making a cameo in the song’s video as the Man from Mars (the one who shoots you dead and eats your head), Fab Five Freddy does a lot more than inform Blondie on who’s fly.
For Fab is the undisputed father of hip hop.
Fab is about to retrace his steps in the hall of hip hop fame when he visits Scotland later this month, to introduce a screening of his first film Downtown ‘81.
scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com /thereview.cfm?id=427762003   (733 words)

 Fab Five Freddy
Fred Braithwaite, aka Fab Five Freddy, has a career that spans the sudden rise of hip hop culture.
MTV Raps, Fab Five was, in many ways, one of the avatars of hip hop's current cultural dominance.
Fab was the initial "connector" who brought hip hop from the 'hood into the 'burbs'.
www.macdirectory.com /music/fabfive/Index.html   (818 words)

 Fab five - FOX Sports NCAA Basketball: BTG: Fab Five beginnings - Broadcast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Fab Five Freddy, The Freshest Kids: A History of the B-Boy, Who's the Man?, New Jack City, Wild Style.
Fred Braithwaite, aka Fab Five Freddy, has a career that spans the sudden MTV Raps, Fab Five was, in many ways, one of the avatars of hip hop's current
Fab Five anniversary falls short of fondness For such a transcendent event, the 10-year anniversary will pass quietly.
www.smuch.com /smh/fab-five.html   (244 words)

 F Newsmagazine December 2003
Fab Five Freddy and Charlie Ahearn were recently visiting artists at SAIC.
Fab 5 Freddy: I don’t know...for me hip-hop is an idea that is different for a lot of people.
And it’s expanded it to the point where people have become even more technique oriented to be able to...extend the technique a little further and a little further until you’ve got places in Europe where graffiti is so beyond, technically, what people could have imagined in the ’80s.
www.artic.edu /webspaces/fnews/2003-dec/page7.shtml   (2746 words)

 Benefit at The Concert Hall: Kitchen Sync
While all of these performances are undoubtedly "interesting," rapper Fab Five Freddy and his breakers proved that there's nothing like a beat to get a crowd going.
Fab Five Freddy and his deejay have got the kind of street energy which is raw which doesn't require any kind of mental fiddling.
Fab Five Freddy complained that at some dates there were seats in the hall.
www.mercerunion.org /archive95/119.html   (1803 words)

 The Fabulous 5ive @149st
The Fab 5ive was the most admired whole car crew in New York City.
DOC 109 from Staten Island did many whole cars with detailed scenery on the 5s and 2s during the mid '70s, then quit in 1977, but not before contributing to the whole train.
MONO also from Staten Island along with his brother BLUD and DOC 109 established a FAB 5 residence/club house on Stanton St. in lower Manhattan.
www.at149st.com /tf5.html   (477 words)

 Fab Five Freddy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fred Brathwaite (born 1959), more popularly known as Fab Five Freddy, was a graffiti artist in the 1970s.
Freddy was also featured in name and in person in Blondie's 1981 hit "Rapture," which had the effect of bringing him some degree of fame.
In 1988 he became the first hip-hop VJ by hosting the MTV music video show entitled "Yo!
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fab_Five_Freddy   (102 words)

 Bruce Davidson: Subway
Foreword by Arthur Ollman.~Introduction by Fred "Fab Five Freddy" Brathwaite.~Afterword by Henry Geldzahler.
Since ground was first broken, New York City's subway system has been the stuff of living legend--and a source of inspiration and fear.
This edition adds 43 unseen images to the original book, and includes an introduction by Arthur Ollman of the Museum of Photographic Art in San Diego, and a foreword by Fred Braithwaite (aka Fab Five Freddy), the original graffiti artist.
www.artbook.com /097136818x.html   (263 words)

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It was the first time new aspiring artists would come in contact with and display their art work with graffiti artists.
One of the most notable contacts was that between Keith Haring and Fred Brathwaite (Brathwaite began to be known as 'Fab Five Freddy'.
It was stated earlier in my unit that the 'Hip Hop' subculture and rap music seemed to have originated in the United States in the Bronx.
www.geocities.com /phathop2/rap_evolution4.html   (1023 words)

 GRAFFITI ARTISTES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The writers talk about "getting up" (making a big splash) and going "all-city" (having their tags seen in all five boroughs).
In 1981, Chalfant produced a ground-breaking performance piece that introduced hip-hop culture to the rarefied art-gallery world.
Fab Five Freddy rapped at the event; there was breakdancing from the soon-to-be-famous Rocksteady Crew; and Chalfant showed his graffiti slides.
www.nograffiti.com /grafnews/6_27_03/graffiti_artistes.htm   (548 words)

 Moviefone: Movie Celebrities - Fab Five Freddy: MAIN
Fans of the Beastie Boys will always remember Fab Five Freddy from his reign as...
Since Fab Five Freddy had emerged on the streets as a credible graffiti...
Freddy was also featured in name and in person in...
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 artnet.com Magazine Books - Book Report
He also formed the first MC group, putting the guy on the mic out front and making him part of the show -- in his case, forming the Furious Five, the greatest group of the era.
Admittedly, the subject at hand is not part of what you could call the visual arts.
Fans of the "high-low" crossover, too, can find their rewards in Yes Yes Y'all, which is amply illustrated with the homemade fliers -- many done by the celebrated graffiti artist Phase II -- that announced the parties and dances.
www.artnet.com /Magazine/index/robinson/robinson3-4-03.asp   (701 words)

 COLLISION - cause of chapter 3
Up, Bustle & Out are one of the original "Ninja Tune" acts.
Over the past ten years, UBO have released five albums and countless singles through the London-based label, kindling world-wide interest in their experimental, multicultural sound.
Grandmixer D.St, Fab Five Freddy, Afrika Bambaata, Futura 2000, Manu Dibango, Shango a.o.!
www.dub-music.de   (543 words)

 Mediamatic.net - Distinction Renouncing Movement AmbiEntity versus IdEntity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Little Jeffty was blessed - or cursed - with the ability to stay 5 years old all his life - he could listen to new episodes of old, forgotten radio shows on his old radio, although those shows did not exist anymore and those new episodes were never produced.
He was the receiving terminal for endless joys and pleasures of the past that the world had dropped along the way.
MTV Raps in the summer of 1994, host Fab Five Freddy explained to brothers 'n sisters everywhere what e-mail was and how you could use it, and showed the viewers the mail he had just received on a computer screen.
www.mediamatic.net /article-200.5960.html&q_person=200.3203   (3161 words)

 Bluejake: Bruce Davidson @ Hermes
I will say this: I've never seen Jen corner Fab Five Freddy before.
FFF is in fl with a fl hat and glasses...
Fab Five Freddy was nice, telling his friend about blogs.
www.bluejake.com /archives/2004/01/23/bruce_davidson_hermes.php   (531 words)

 DVDs & Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Fab Five Freddy stars as the smooth impresario PHADE.
New digital transfer from original 16mm film *5.1 Audio * Commentary by Director Charlie Ahearn and Fab Five Freddy * Bonus material from Director Charlie Ahearn, including deleted scenes and graffiti footage.
Guest Interviews: Fab 5 Freddy, Goldie, Guru, DJ Red Alert, and photographer Martha Cooper *"DESTROY ALL LINES" 30 min.
www.southeasthiphop.org /id4.html   (1497 words)

 YO! MTV Raps Series 1
It is n Big Daddy Kane 9 got his start when he did the human beat box fo Biz Markie 10 D'Nice started off as the beat box for the B.D. Boogie Down Productions 11 KRS-One is the leader of the B.D.P. posse.
Eric B. and Rakim 32 is also a visual artist, as one of the forefath Fab Five Freddy 33 is mentioned by name on one of the first rap si Fab Five Freddy 34 has been the only host of "YO!
He also produces some Run-D.M.C. 68 has five albums - each has gone either platinum Run-D.M.C. 69 are the first rap video stars.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/allender/yomtv1.htm   (287 words)

 DOWNTOWN 81   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Blondie, Fab Five Freddy, Jean Michel Basquiat - Director: Edo Bertoglio A post punk-rock fantasy starring legendary graffiti artist, poet and musician Jean Michel Basquiat.
Downtown 81 not only captures one of the most interesting and lively artists of the twentieth century as he is poised for fame, it's also a slice of life from one of the most exciting periods in American culture, with the emergence of new wave music, new painting, hip hop and graffiti art.
Features appearances by Debbie Harry of Blondie, Fab Five Freddy.
www.raremusicmemories.com /item/DOWNTOWN_81   (143 words)

 Amazon.com: Wild Style (1983): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Wild Style was created by independent New York filmmaker Charlie Ahearn with the help of Fred Braithwaite (aka Fab Five Freddy).
Fab 5 Freddy wanted the film to tie together the elements of hip hop, and show the rest of the nation that graffiti, breaking, and DJing and MCing came out of the same place, and often the same people.
The result is the most accurate depiction of hip hop in film.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006L938?v=glance   (1130 words)

 Jon Pareles: The Grey Lady's Pop Music Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
It was a lucky time to come to New York: the moment when the city was germinating the ideas that would dominate the next generation.
Punk, hip-hop, dance music and art-rock were all new and all mixed up with each other; Philip Glass was playing at the Peppermint Lounge, Fab Five Freddy was rapping with Max Roach at the Kitchen in SoHo.
Palmer was a seemingly effortless, straightforward writer who was always listening to everything: Ornette Coleman, ethnomusicology from Chad, Megadeth, the Five Du-Tones, Pandit Pran Nath, Live Skull and of course the blues.
www.rockcritics.com /interview/jonpareles.html   (4974 words)

 Teton Gravity Research Forums - Heh.
"Before "Rapture," rap was little known outside of New York City's outer boroughs, but Debbie Harry's rap, namechecking scene legends Fab Five Freddy and Grandmaster Flash (alongside '60s film auteur Francois Truffaut, for the downtown hipsters), brought the style worldwide.
The rap was so groundbreaking that it's easy to forget that the first three minutes of the song, where Harry coos luxuriantly over a slinky bass groove, is some of Blondie's best work..."
Well, if you get nothin', well that's what I want.
www.tetongravity.com /forums/showthread.php?t=5400   (632 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Video: Wild Style [1982]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The other thing this UK-version hasn't got any bonus material.
No Fab 5 Freddy interviews not even the graff footage as claimed on the US version.
Even so the film is worth 10 points for it's historical value.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00004CXXG   (340 words)

 Vinyl Vulture - Rapture & fab five freddy
Vinyl Vulture - Rapture and fab five freddy
- - Rapture and fab five freddy (http://www.vinylvulture.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=2982)
13-10-2004 09:28 AM Has anyone heard of a flexi (the other thread reminded me) with Blondie's Rapture and a special Christmas rap by Fab Five Freddie on the top?
www.vinylvulture.co.uk /forum/printthread.php?t=2982   (314 words)

 R E A L T I M E   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
One of the earliest films, Wild Style, will screen at the festival.
A docu-drama from 1982 directed by Charlie Ahearn, Wild Style features several early hip hop performers including Grandmaster Flash, the Rocksteady Crew and Fab Five Freddy.
In a more contemporary vein the festival will be screening Joslyn Rose Lyons’ recent documentary on ‘underground’ hip hop, Soundz of Spirit.
www.realtimearts.net /rt59/hiphopfilm.html   (299 words)

 New Museum Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Fab Five Freddy stars as the smooth impressario Phade.
Following the outlaw artists through train yards to the clubs, Wild Style climazes at a massive outdoor jam, definitely the most famous hip-hop party in history!
For help or to report errors with the Store, contact Customer Service
www.newmuseum.org /comersus/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=38250   (61 words)

 » The Hidden Element of Hip-Hip: Streetball: Hip Hop Blogs
Really the *only* element *absolutely necessary* to the core of Hip Hop is deejaying, yet I feel that the "elements" should not be just restricted to four necessarily.
Because the idea of having four in the first place is basically a marketing gimmick - ask Fab Five Freddy about that.
Posted by: Cherryl with 2 R's at 09:50 AM
www.hiphop-blogs.com /hiphop/2005/05/the_hidden_elem.html   (924 words)

 Rapture & fab five freddy - Vinyl Vulture
General Natter This an open forum where you are free to talk about anything...Keep it clean kids.
Has anyone heard of a flexi (the other thread reminded me) with Blondie's Rapture and a special Christmas rap by Fab Five Freddie on the top?
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www.vinylvulture.co.uk /forum/showthread.php?t=2982   (356 words)

 SI.com - Soccer - US - Adu leads U.S. youths past Man Utd reserves - Thursday August 07, 2003 03:08 PM
Posted: Thursday August 07, 2003 1:42 PM Updated: Thursday August 07, 2003 3:08 PM Stats Summary
ATLANTA (SI.com) -- Fourteen-year-old prodigy Freddy Adu scored the tying goal and set up the winner Thursday, leading the U.S. under-17 team to a 2-1 victory over Manchester United’s under-18 team at Carrington Training Center in Manchester, England.
The match was the third the U.S. has played in England as the team gets prepared to compete in the FIFA Under-17 World Championship in Finland from August 13-30.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/us/news/2003/08/07/u17s_manutd   (585 words)

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