Older athletes triumph at Olympics as Kornacki gets a new nickname

WATCH: Hip hop legend Fab 5 Freddy dubs @SteveKornacki 'Grandmaster Math,' a tribute to Grandmaster Flash.

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WATCH: Hip hop legend Fab 5 Freddy dubs SteveKornacki 'Grandmaster Math,' a tribute to Grandmaster Flash.

MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki and hip hop legend Fab 5 Freddy join MSNBC’s Ari Melber for Fallback Friday, an irreverent segment on “The Beat,” discussing the Olympics, aging and even a new nickname for Kornacki - 'Grandmaster Math,' a tribute to Grandmaster Flash.

Share this -copiedMSNBC’s Steve Kornacki and hip hop legend Fab 5 Freddy join MSNBC’s Ari Melber for Fallback Friday, an irreverent segment on “The Beat,” discussing the Olympics, aging and even a new nickname for Kornacki - "Grandmaster Math," a tribute to Grandmaster Flash.

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Older athletes triumph at Olympics as Kornacki gets a new nicknameMSNBC’s Steve Kornacki and hip hop legend Fab 5 Freddy join MSNBC’s Ari Melber for Fallback Friday, an irreverent segment on “The Beat,” discussing the Olympics, aging and even a new nickname for Kornacki - 'Grandmaster Math,' a tribute to Grandmaster Flash.

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