Funkmaster Flex

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Date of Birth August 5, 1967
Place of Birth The Bronx, New York
Age 53 years old
Horoscope Leo

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Aston George Taylor Jr., professionally known as Funkmaster Flex, is an American disc jockey, rapper, record producer, actor, and host on New York City's Hot 97 radio station. In 1992, he became host of the first hip hop radio show on Hot 97 in New York, which was a pop radio station at the time.

Birth name: Aston George Taylor Jr.
Also known as: Flex, Funk Flex
Born: August 5, 1968, The Bronx, New York, New York, United States
Genres: Hip hop
Occupation(s): Disc jockey, rapper, record producer, actor, radio station host
Instruments: Turntable, sampler
Years active: 1987–present
Labels: Loud, RCA, BMG, Def Jam, IDJMG, Universal, E1, Koch
Associated acts: Biz Markie, Big Kap, DJ Enuff, Mister Cee, Frankie Cutlass, Cipha Sounds, Mark Ronson
Website: Funkmaster Flex's Official site
IMDb: Funkmaster Flex's IMDb

About Funkmaster Flex

New York-based DJ, hip hop artist, and music producer who is perhaps most well known for his association with New York City's Hot 97 radio station. He also created the TV series Ride with Funkmaster Flex and Funk Flex Full Throttle.

Before Fame

In his teens, he started working as a nightclub DJ and a Kiss-FM (WRKS 98.7) radio personality. In his early twenties, he recorded a certified Gold mixtape series titled 60 Minutes of Funk.


An automobile enthusiast, he established the popular Funkmaster Flex Custom Car & Bike Show Tour.

Family Life

He was born Aston George Taylor, Jr. to DJ and sound engineer Aston George Taylor, Sr. He was previously married to ex-wife Monica Joseph; he fathered a son named Dante through his past relationship with Haydee Diaz.


Funkmaster Flex's critical commentary about the deceased rapper Tupac Shakur inspired The Outlawz to "diss" the DJ in their track "Warning Shots."

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