Believe it or not, it's been 30 YEARS since Yo! MTV Raps premiered, and now MTV is deciding to do some special programming to celebrate the iconic show!
"Everything kicks off with the Yo! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center this June.
The concert, which will be livestreamed by MTV, will feature an all-star lineup of hip-hop legends and Yo! MTV Raps alumni: Big Daddy Kane and the Juice Crew, Eric B & Rakim, Doug E. Fresh, KRS-One and Boogie Down Productions, Fat Joe, Yo-Yo, Onyx, EPMD, Flavor Flav, YBT Tap the Bottle reunion, Black Sheep, DAS EFX, Special Ed, Pharcyde, Brand Nubian, Nice & Smooth, Melle Mel & The Furious Five, Kid Capri, DJ Skribble, Red Alert, Chuck Chillout, Fab 5 Freddy, Ed Lover, Doctor Dré, T-Money, and others. On top of that massive in-person guest list, stars like Eminem, Method Man, and Redman will contribute special video tributes.
Yo! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience is set for Friday, June 1 at Barclays. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 20 at 10 a.m. ET on Ticketmaster and the Barclays’ site."