In a clip from MTV2′s upcoming documentary, “MTV2 Presents: Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts” Busta Rhymes tells the story of how his old crew Leaders of The New School broke up on camera in 1993. In this clip below Q-Tip and Busta reminisce on the making of “Scenario.” Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts – Full […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) MTV Offices/Studios 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036 When: August 6, 1988 What: The first nationally televised rap video show debuts on MTV with Eric B & Rakim’s “Follow the Leader.” Host Fab Five Freddy’s first guests were Salt-N-Pepa. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music Month, […]

In this exclusive video premiere on TheUrbanDaily, Dan Charnas, author of the epic new book The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop, bursts a few widely-held myths about hip-hop. Myth #1: Suge Knight sprung Tupac from jail Myth #2: The Source was the first hip-hop magazine Myth #3: Kool Herc “invented” hip-hop […]