The Message
The Message Grandmaster Flash
Studio album by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five


October 1982


Hip hop, old school hip hop




Sugar Hill


Jiggsaw Productions, Sylvia, Inc.

The Message is the debut album by American hip hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, released in 1982 on Sugar Hill Records. It is their only album released while the original group was together. The album is best remembered for its title track, which is often called one of the greatest hip hop songs of all time.

Track listingEdit

All songs produced by Sylvia, Inc. and Jiggsaw Productions.

No. Title Writer(s) Time
1. "She's Fresh" Edwards, Knight 4:56
2. "It's Nasty" Frantz, Weymouth 4:15
3. "Scorpio" Glover, Glover, Morris, Wiggins, Williams 5:10
4. "It's a Shame (Mt. Airy Groove)" Garrett, Harmon, Lloyd, Wonder, Wright 4:58
5. "Dreamin'" Glover, Glover, Henry, Morris, Wiggins, Williams 5:45
6. "You Are" Glover, Glover, Henry, Morris, Wiggins, Williams 4:49
7. "The Message" Chase, Fletcher, Glover, Robinson 7:11

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