Funkmaster Flex Biography


Funkmaster Flex

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Birth Name: Funkmaster Flex
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: leo
Age: 49 Years
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Funkmaster Flex is a hip hop DJ, rapper and musician from United States. He is famous for being the producer on New York City's Hot 97 radio station. He is also known for being the host of the first hip hops radio show in New York. Talented and industrious, Funkmaster Flex was born as Aston George Taylor, Jr. at the end of 1960s in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States of America to Aston George Taylor Sr. His father was a sound system professional and DJ.

Flex was once married to Monica Joseph. Monica Joseph is a TV producer and talk show host. This married life lasted for few years. His nationality is American and he is of black ethnicity.

As Flex's father was also a renowned name in the music industry, he began his interest in music at a young age. He was just 16 years old when he did DJing at local nightclubs. During his late teens, he worked at Chuck Chillout for WRKS 98.7 Kiss-FM. After he quit Kiss, he worked at 107.5 WBLS-FM for several months. In the early 1980s, he performed at the Vito Bruno's operated nightclubs. After the success of several of his programs, he began mixing and hosting his own show on Hot 97. He also released several mix tapes in 1990s and some of them are titled as The Mix Tape, Vol. 1, The Mix Tape, Vol. IIThe Mix Tape, Vol. III and The Tunnel. From 2005, he has been associated with Ford Motor Company on its auto design. He is also known to customize its product line-up and add exposure to the brand. Ford is about the release its Ford Expedition Sport utility vehicle in 2017. His net worth is $14 million.

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Born in The Bronx, New York City, New York

1968 5th of August

Talented and industrious, Funkmaster Flex was born as Aston George Taylor, Jr. at the end of 1960s in The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States of America to Aston George Taylor Sr. His father was a sound system professional and DJ.

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Began DJing at local nightclubs

1974

As Flex's father was also a renowned name in the music industry, he began his interest in music at a young age. He was just 16 years old when he did DJing at local nightclubs. During his late teens, he worked at Chuck Chillout for WRKS 98.7 Kiss-FM.

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Began mixing and hosting his own show

1992

After he quit Kiss, he worked at 107.5 WBLS-FM for several months. In the early 1990s, he performed at the Vito Bruno's operated nightclubs. After the success of several of his programs, he began mixing and hosting his own show on Hot 97.

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Released his first mix tape The Mix Tape, Vol 1

1995 21st of November

Funkmaster Flex is a hip hop DJ, rapper and musician from United States. He also released several mix tapes in 1990s. His first mix tape The Mix Tape, Vol. 1 was released on 21st of November 1995.

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His first TV series Ride with Funkmaster Flex

2003

He is not only known for being a hip hop DJ, rapper and musician but also for his appearance in several TV shows and series. In 2003, he appeared in the TV series Ride with Funkmaster Flex. This show is mainly about the cars popular in hip hop culture.

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Joined Ford Motor Company

2005

From 2005, he has been associated with Ford Motor Company on its auto design. He is also known to customize its product line-up and add exposure to the brand. Ford is about the release its Ford Expedition Sport utility vehicle in 2017.

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Pushed his wife Monica Joseph-Taylor

2011

Flex was once married to Monica Joseph-Taylor. Monica Joseph is a TV producer and talk show host. This married life lasted for few years. In 2011, he was accused of pushing her and sending her threatening texts.

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