About Funkmaster Flex
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Funkmaster Flex net worth is as high as 14 million dollars, as of right now. Funkmaster Flex has become famous because of his career as a rapper, hip hop artist, DJ, music producer and musician. Funkmaster Flex has been working on the radio station in New York City called Hot 97 and this work has also added up a lot to the total size of Funkmaster Flex net worth.
Funkmaster Flex was born in 1967 in the Bronx, New York City and his full birth name is Aston Taylor Jr. His father Aston George Taylor Sr. was also a well known man in the music world, as he also worked as a DJ and was a sound system professional. When he was 16 years old, Funkmaster Flex got a job as a DJ in various local night clubs. When he was 19 years old, he got his first job at a radio station which was WRKS 98.7 Kiss FM in New York. After he left his work there, Funkmaster Flex got hired by 107.5 WBLS-FM.
In the beginning of the 90s, Funkmaster Flex appeared as a DJ in many night clubs managed by Vito Bruno. In 1992, Funkmaster Flex got his own show on the radio, which aired on Hot 97. This station became the first pop music station in New York which also aired rap music programs. Funkmaster Flex is still working on this radio station and this work has also added up a lot to the total size of Funkmaster Flex net worth.
Funkmaster Flex became famous also for his bomb drop sound in his recordings. In the middle of the 90s, Funkmaster Flex signed a contract with Loud Records. He released a couple of mixtapes under this label, such as “60 Minutes of Funk”. His four mixtapes were certified Gold by the RIAA, thus, the sales of them have also added up a lot to the overall amount of Funkmaster Flex net worth.
In 1995, Funkmaster Flex was part of “The Flip Squad” in New York, where he was joined by other 7 DJs of that area. In the end of 1998 the DJs released their first LP, which was titled “The Flip Squad”, too. In 1999, another production of Funkmaster Flex was released called “The Tunnel” under Def Jam Recordings. This production included songs by Eminem, LL Cool J and many more.