Funkmaster Flex to Be Inducted Into the Bronx Walk of Fame
Funkmaster Flex might be in the headlines for stirring up a lot of controversy this past week over his Tupac comments, but the veteran DJ is taking a break from all that to be honored this week. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. kicked off “Bronx Week 2017” at The Bronx County Building’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall in NYC today (May 9), where he announced that Flex is amongst the honorees to join the 20th class of the Bronx Walk of Fame.
The Hot 97 icon is joining the likes of Prince Royce Selenis Leyva and Dr. Manny Villafaña for the class, where he will be honored for his multi-decade accomplishments in the hip-hop industry. Flex is originally from the Bronx and consistently represents hard for the borough during his radio show, DJ sets, appearances, community events and more.
“Bronx Week is a celebration of everything that makes our borough such an amazing place, and nothing is more important to that celebration than the people who are proud to call The Bronx their home. Every year, we are proud to welcome back the sons and daughters of The Bronx to celebrate their accomplishments and induct them to the Bronx Walk of Fame. This year we have four amazing honorees, and I am thrilled to join the people of The Bronx in congratulating them on this tremendous honor." said Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Flex and the honorees will be inducted on Sunday, May 21 at the ceremony on Grand Concourse at 11 a.m., where the street signs with their names will also be unveiled. For more information, head to the official website for Bronx Week 2017.
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