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Today in Hip Hop History: YO! MTV Raps Debuted on MTV 30 Years Ago

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30 years ago on this date, MTV premiered the first episode of the Hip Hop generated video show, YO! MTV Raps. Everybody has their own personal memory of MTV Raps. Whether it was during the era of comedians Ed Lover and Doctor Dre or during the Fab 5 Freddy reign, YMTVR gave the world its […]

Today’s Google Doodle Celebrates The Birth of Hip-Hop

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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates an essential nugget of Hip-Hop history. The backstory of August 11, 1973 is that it marks the day the legendary DJ Kool Herc invented the concept of the “break” during a back-to-school party he threw in New York City’s Bronx borough. Instead of playing a record in full, Herc created a […]