New York, United States
Frankie Cutlass, born Frank Malave, was born in New York City’s Spanish Harlem. Frankie started picking up fans at local parties and clubs as a precocious and talented 13-year-old DJ. By the early 1990’s, Frankie’s joined superstar DJ FunkMaster Flex’s and often spun at special events, and on the airwave for New York City’s Hot 97 (WQHT) Radio Station. Frankie is best known for hits like "Puerto Rico Ho!" and "Shake What Your Mama Gave Ya!". Frankie’s interest had expanded into production as well as performance, leading him to work with popular artists such as Notorious B.I.G., Busta Rhymes, Jim Jones, Juelz Santana, Fat Joe, Joell Ortiz, Redman, Mobb Deep, M.O.P, Lost Boyz, Smif-n-Wessun, Biz Markie, Cool G Rap, Big Daddy Kane, Doug E Fresh,Shaggy, Lumidee and veteran Latin Music artists such as Tito Nieves on his smash "I Like It Like That" and Latin Hip Hop Artist Voltio.