About Funkmaster Flex
Funkmaster Flex needs little introduction - not only is he one of hip-hop's most recognizable DJs, his moniker is synonyms with the sound of bombs exploding. Throughout his 25-year career, the Bronx native has released six compilation albums, having worked with the likes of 50 Cent, Paul Wall, Fat Joe, Jadakiss, Remy Ma, Faith Evans, Ja Rule, Cadillac Tah, DMX, Mary J. Blige, LL Cool J, The Wu-Tang Clan, Harlem Hoodz, Killa Sin, The Product G&B, Ivory, The Ghetto Celebs and many more. Most recently, he engaged in a bit of beef with POWER 105 New York's Breakfast Club, and released a feature heavy mixtape titled Who You Mad At? Me Or Yourself? in April of 2013. He's currently a producer and host on NYC's HOT 97 radio station, and continues to host his own show on MTV, "Funk Flex Full Throttle". Stay tuned for updates on his career.
- His first job was that of a record boy for Chuck Chillout's WRKS 98.7 Kiss-FM.
- Funkmaster started DJing at New York City night clubs at age sixteen.
- He was an unlockable character in the 2003 game Def Jam Vendetta, as well as ESPN's NFL 2K5.
- Flex's father is Aston George Taylor Sr., a former sound system DJ for clubs throughout New York City.
- Flex curated and hosted a radio channel in Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost & Damned (as well as The Ballad of Gay Tony).