Melle Mel to announce shock retirement from music?

Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five singer created a stir on Sunday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

Sad news for Mel fans. Speculation had been rife that Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five singer will announce his retirement from music, at age 61, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 27/06/2022 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a singer isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a singer just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Sunday evening, #ThankYouMelle was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouMelle.”
— @DesireePlum, 26 Jun 2022
“Didn't Melle Mel retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 26 Jun 2022

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