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  • VH1 Sets Hip Hop Doc ‘The Tanning of America’ from Steve Stoute

    Oct 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *VH1 has set February 2014 for the premiere of its latest “rock doc,” although it’s rap and not rock music that’s at the center of this 4-part documentary. “The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop,” based on Steve Stoute’s bestseller The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created A Culture That Rewrote The Rules […]

  • Fab 5 Freddy, Russell Simmons Talk ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ (Audio)

    Jun 8, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *VH1’s “Roc Docs” series on Thursday premiered its latest effort, a walk through the history and cultural impact of “Yo! MTV Raps.” [Scroll down to view dates of rebroadcasts.] [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Through archival footage and interviews with past guests, viewers are treated to highlights from the show’s seven year run – including […]

  • ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ Returns for One Night Only

    Nov 18, 11 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *In a one-off return, MTV2 is airing a brand new episode of “Yo! MTV Raps!,” the show that originally aired from August 1988 through 1995 and helped bring once little-known acts like Ice-T, N.W.A., A Tribe Called Quest and Public Enemy to households across America. The show will return as a 30-minute retrospective called “Yo! […]

  • Fab Five Freddy Graffiti Pieces on Display in New York

    Jun 7, 11 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Pioneering rapper and graffiti artist Fab Five Freddy is launching an exhibition of his artwork in New York. The original host of Yo! MTV Raps” has put a number of his personal canvas pieces on display in a series described as an abstract exploration of Freddy’s graffiti experience as a youngster growing up in New […]