Flex currently resides in Ardsley, New York.
He is a true custom car fanatic so much that The New York Times recently dubbed him the "evangelist of hip hop car culture."
He has his own line of die-cast metal toys with Hot Wheels, a line of remote control cars with Tyco R/C. and recently signed marketing deals with the Ford Motor Company and with Castrol Consumer North America, which is counting on Flex's taste-making appeal with "a new audience of young people" to represent its Syntec brand of motor oil.
Flex's favorite place to shop is at any Ford dealership.
His favorite book is "XXL."
His favorite song is Eric B. & Rakim - "Eric B. for President."
Flex's first job was as flipping burgers at a Marriot Hotel.
Flex was in the Jay-Z documentary "Fade To Black".
Flex was in the movie "Clockstoppers" (2002)--he played Large Mike.
Flex was the DJ on MTV's "Direct Effect" from 2000 to 2001.
Flex was in the movie "Head of State"-- he played himself as the Inaugural Ball announcer and DJ.
Flex's late night talk show appearances include "Late Show with David Letterman" and "Last Call with Carson Daly".
Flex was a character and provided his own voice in the video game "Def Jam Vendetta".
Flex was the co-producer of the Spike TV Video Game Awards in 2003.
What separates Funk Flex from other DJs is his mainstream popularity and accessible image.
Flex is 5' 9".
Flex is a big fan of classic muscle cars as well as street cars.
Flex has released "The Mix Tape Volume 1: 60 Minutes of Funk" (1995) (RCA), "The Mix Tape Volume 2: 60 Minutes of Funk" (1999) (Relativity), "The Mix Tape Volume 3: 60 Minutes of Funk" (1999) (Relativity), "The Tunnel" (album) (2000) (Def Jam), "The Mix Tape Volume 4: 60 Minutes of Funk" (2000) (Relativity) and "Funkmaster Flex Car Show Tour"(2005) (Koch Records).
Flex is a DJ on "Hot 97.1" in New York City. His shows are on from Monday thru Friday and Saturday Night.
In the videogame "ESPN NFL 2K5", Flex is celebrity adversary and is also an unlockable player as a free agent fullback in the season mode.
He has been a spokesman for Starter athletic gear.
Flex designed a shoe for LUGZ footwear called the "FMF-1 Funkmaster Flex driving shoe". The shoe has sold over 2.5 million units.
Flex puts on an annual touring car show called "The Funkmaster Flex Celebrity Car Show Tour", which includes the cars of music artists and stars.
Flex founded "Team Baurtwell", a custom car club.
He had his own shows on Spike TV, "Ride with Funkmaster Flex", and "All Muscle with Funkmaster Flex" on ESPN.
His radio show features live mixing and celebrity guests.
He is known for being the first to release exclusive records in the hip-hop world.