Grandwizard Theodore & the Fantastic Five

Grandwizard Theodore & the Fantastic Five (also known as the Fantastic Freaks or simply Fantastic Five) was an old school hip hop group, best known for their 12" single, "Can I Get A Soul Clap" (1980)[1] The group also appeared in the film Wild Style (1982)[2] and recorded a song in 1994 with the Cold Crush Brothers and Terminator X which appeared on Terminator X's album, Super Bad. In 1998, they released Harlem World 1981, a recording of an MC battle between the Fantastic Five and Cold Crush Brothers, which had taken place in 1981.[3]

Grandwizard Theodore & the Fantastic Five
OriginBronx, New York, U.S.
GenresOld school hip hop
Years active1979 – 1994
MembersGrandwizard Theodore
Waterbed Kev
Master Rob
Prince Whipper Whip
Ruby Dee

References edit

  1. ^ Spin Magazine, November 1999, Vol. 15, No. 11, p.128
  2. ^ Price, E.M. 2006. 'Hip hop culture', ABC-CLIO, p.87
  3. ^ Goldsmith, Melissa Ursula Dawn; Fonseca, Anthony J. (2018-12-01). Hip Hop around the World: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes]. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 978-0-313-35759-6.