“Yo! MTV Raps” Coming Back For One Night Only
Pioneering video show, Yo! MTV Raps, will return for one night only, December 4th at midnight on MTV, in the form of “Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts”. The 30 minute episode will be hosted by the classic crew of Ed Lover, Dr. Dre, and Fab 5 Freddy, while each Ice Cube, Busta Rhymes, ?uestlove, Wiz Khalifa, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Fat Joe and DJ Premier, will remixing the show’s theme song (!).
“In this Classic Cuts special, people will go back to a seminal time in hip-hop which many have called the ‘Golden Era’ – resulting in records that are as meaningful today as they were back then,” Fab 5 Freddy said. “In order to appreciate how far hip-hop has come, you have to pay respect to the songs and artists that helped catapult the genre from a small community of fans to world domination.”