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Hip-Hop is about to be celebrated like by no means earlier than in The Bronx. Run-DMC is about to carry out their remaining present at Yankee Stadium.
As noticed on The Grio the tradition is to come back alive for one magic night time within the coronary heart of the Boogie Down Bronx. On Friday, August 11 the style’s largest names will come collectively for a legendary, celebratory live performance – Hip Hop 50 Stay at Yankee Stadium. The can’t-miss milestone occasion will characteristic Run DMC’s “Backside of the Ninth…The Stroll-Off” efficiency which is being billed as their final ever set as a gaggle. Each MC’s expressed their enthusiasm at closing out their careers in legendary style. “I’m honored to hit the stage within the Bronx, the birthplace of Hip Hop and rejoice all of my heroes,” mentioned RUN. “Aug eleventh is Hip Hop’s fiftieth birthday! So…’Up within the Bronx’ the place it began we will probably be celebrating this historic second in historical past!” shared DMC.
Hip Hop 50 Stay may even characteristic another excessive profile artists together with Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Ice Dice and theme units together with “Queens Of Hip Hop” which is able to characteristic Eve, Lil Kim, Remy Ma and Trina. “Pillars of Hip-Hop” will characteristic Kool Herc & Cindy Campbell, Grandmaster Caz, Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel, Roxanne Shante, Scorpio and the Sugar Hill Gang, and the “Legendary DJ” set could have Clark Kent, Marley Marl, Mannie Recent and Battlecat. Further performers embody: T.I., Fats Joe, Widespread, A$AP Ferg, EPMD, Ghostface Killah, Lupe Fiasco and Slick Rick.
Hip Hop 50 Stay at Yankee Stadium is the newest announcement surrounding Mass Enchantment’s Hip Hop 50 initiative – an enormous cross-platform initiative that celebrates Hip Hop’s momentous anniversary in probably the most genuine and globally impactful means doable by acknowledging and recognizing Hip Hop as not solely a style however a motion that has impacted the worldwide group.
Tickets for Hip Hop 50 Stay will turn into out there starting with presales on Thursday, June 8 at 10 a.m. EST till 10 p.m. EST earlier than the overall on sale on Friday, June 9 at 10 a.m. EST HERE.