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Today In Hip-Hop History - The Last Episode Of "YO! MTV Raps"

22 years ago today, the last episode of “YO! MTV Raps” aired on MTV. The brainchild of Ted Demme (above,center), “YO!” became MTV’s biggest show after initial doubts about a hip-hop show on the mostly rock network. 74 more words

Classic Hip Hop

Yo MTV Raps Booming Hip Hop History

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Yo! MTV Raps  was a television music video program, which ran from August 1988 to August 1995. The program (created by Ted Demme and Peter Dougherty) was the first hip hop music show on the network, Yo! 104 more words

Entertainment News

Number Twenty-One: I Miss My MTV (The Music)

Other than Saturday morning cartoons, I didn’t watch much television as a child. Then again, there wasn’t much on the tube back in those days. Game shows, soap operas, and news dominated the broadcast channels, and cable programming was still in its infancy. 1,256 more words

Nostalgia

How “Yo! MTV Raps” Created An Unforgettable Moment For A Young Student [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO]


A listener called in and recalled watching Yo MTV Raps as a kid in El Paso, Texas. He talks about  one of his favorite parts of the show being Fab Five Freddy’s interviews in Central Park, and how they made a lasting impact on his life, because of a moment as a student in the classroom. 143 more words

Pharrell Confesses He’s Got A Crush On Monie Love [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]


While Janelle Monae and Pharrell were hanging out and talking about their film, “Hidden Figures” with Ed Lover & Monie Love, Pharrell took some time to break some things down for them. 160 more words

Ed Lover Show

Pharrell Confesses He’s Got A Crush On Monie Love [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]


While Janelle Monae and Pharrell were hanging out and talking about their film, “Hidden Figures” with Ed Lover & Monie Love, Pharrell took some time to break some things down for them. 160 more words