MTV Announces 'Yo! MTV Raps' Reunion Concert With Nostalgic Lineup


The mega-popular Yo! MTV Raps is coming back for a 30th anniversary tribute at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center with a stacked lineup of the show’s veterans.

The extensive list of artists expected to appear were big players during the show’s airtime from 1988 to 1995: Big Daddy Kane and the Juice Crew, Eric B. and Rakim, Doug E. Fresh, KRS-One and Boogie Down Productions, EPMD, Flavor Flav of Public Enemy, Melle Mel & the Furious Five, the Pharcyde, Brand Nubian, Nice and Smooth, Onyx, Black Sheep, Das EFX, Special Ed, Yo-Yo, and Kid Capri. 

Adding to the throwback fun, Fab 5 Freddy and the raucous weekday crew will all be in attendance. The show will also have special tribute videos from Eminem, Method Man, Redman and more.

Tickets for Yo! MTV Raps: 30th Anniversary Experience go on sale April 21 at noon EST. For those who can’t catch the party in person, MTV will livestream the concert on its website on June 1.


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