Today In Hip Hop History: YO! MTV Raps Debuted on MTV 33 Years Ago

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33 years ago on this date, MTV premiered the first episode of the Hip Hop generated video show, YO! MTV Raps. Visit for more information 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, […]

MTV Celebrates 40th Anniversary

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On August 1, 1981 at 12:01 a.m. EST, the world of music was forever changed with the debut of MTV. Visit for more information From the first music video ever played on MTV (the Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star”) to “Yo! MTV Raps” (which played a significant role in bringing hip-hop music into […]

2021 MTV VMAs To Return To The Barclays Center

2021 VMAs To Return To The Barclays Center

Did you miss the VMAs? Visit for more information The 2021 MTV Video Music Awards is returning to the Barclays Center for a live ceremony on Sunday, September 12th. The annual show will return to the Brooklyn venue a year after the live event was cancelled in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Advertisement Instead, […]

How Zuri Hall Is Using Her Platform To Empower Women

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At the age of 33, Emmy-award-winning TV host Zuri Hall has already had a successful career. Since breaking into the entertainment industry, she’s worked for major media companies like Fuse, MTV, E-News, Access Hollywood, America Ninja Warrior, and more. Visit for more information While it may appear that she’s an overnight success, it took […]

Roddy Ricch and J Balvin Withdraw from MTV VMAs Performances

Roddy Ricch and J Balvin Withdraw from MTV VMAs Performances

The 2020 MTV Video Music Awards have loss some star power as Roddy Ricch and J Balvin will not perform as previously announced. Visit for more information The show was set to air live on Sunday, Aug. 3, but the two stars have backed out from the socially distanced show. Additional performers for the […]

50 Cent Trolls Nick Cannon After ViacomCBS Firing


50 Cent never misses an opportunity to troll his opponents and the rapper isn’t giving Nick Cannon a pass. After learning of Nick’s firing from ViacomCBS, 50 took to his favorite social media site to add his jokes. Visit for more information “Damn nikki what the f**k was you on that stupid ass podcast […]

MTV Gives Two Reality Stars The Boot Following Inappropriate Tweets

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Companies across the globe have been dropping employees from their staff after hearing about their racially insensitive tweets. MTV joins that list of companies after terminating two of their reality stars, Dee Nguyen and Taylor Selfridge due to some controversial past tweets the two have made in the past. Visit for more information Dee […]

MTV is Set to Upload ‘Punk’d’ and ‘Cribs’ Episodes on YouTube

MTV is Set to Upload 'Punk'd' and 'Cribs' Episodes on YouTube

These are uncertain times, but one good thing to come out of the quarantine is loads of content is being produced or repurposed for the Internet. Visit for more information MTV is uploading full episodes of hit series Punk’d and Cribs to the MTV Vault YouTube channel. Shows like these were the blueprint for […]

MTV Reportedly Offered Tory Lanez a Show Following Success of ‘Quarantine Radio’

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Tory Lanez has been dubbed an essential worker after hosting one of the most lit daily Instagram live sessions. Visit for more information It consisted of outlandish twerk contests and star-studded guest appearances from the likes of Drake, Justin Bieber, Young Thug. His five-minute interview with Drizzy broke a record for garnering more than […]

Nick Cannon’s Wild ‘N Out Star Hitman Holla Released for Fulton County Jail; Says He Will Put Money of Commissary for Inmates That Held Him Down

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The Hip-Hop community was up in arms about the arrest of rapper, actor and comedian Hitman Holla earlier this week. The celebrity personality, whose real name is Gerald Fulton, Jr., was arrested after an Atlanta police patroller followed him and his party for several exits and pulled him over only after her allegedly for illegally […]

Coronavirus: MTV Cancels Charlotte, NYC ‘Making the Band’ Auditions

MTV Cancels Charlotte, NYC 'Making the Band' Auditions

A lot of scheduled and recurring events have been canceled amid the Coronavirus outbreak, so it’s only right that MTV’s Making the Band reboot also took the necessary precautions to stay safe. Visit for more information The last two casting calls in Charlotte and New York City are canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

[WATCH] Missy Elliott Performs and Accepts Video Vanguard Award at #VMAs


Visit for more information Missy Elliott finally got her things. One of the Hip-Hop GOATs returned to the MTV VMAs stage and received the 2019 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for her stellar visuals throughout her careers. Before accepting the award from an extremely excited Cardi B, Missy hit the stage for an amazing […]

Recap: Take a Look Inside the Pepsi x MTV VMA “Museum of Missy” Pop-Up Exhibit in NYC

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As any music legend with an eclectic eye for artistry deserves, Missy Misdemeanor Elliott will finally be receiving the coveted “Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award” at tonight’s 2019 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony! Visit for more information View this post on Instagram I am Humbly Grateful to be receiving the MichaelJacksonVideoVanguard Award???❤️ I Thank […]

Big Sean, H.E.R. and More Added to 2019 VMAs Line-Up

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MTV has announced new performers to join Video Vanguard Winner Missy Elliott during the August 26 VMAs show including Big Sean featuring A$AP Ferg, H.E.R., Normani and Ozuna. Visit for more information The original run of performers included Bad Bunny, Camila Cabello, J Balvin, Jonas Brothers, Lil Nax X, Lizzo, Rosalía, Shawn Mendes and […]

Diddy and MTV in Talks About Bringing Back ‘Making The Band’

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MTV wants to bring the band back. On Monday, Diddy took to social media to tease the possible return of Making the Band a decade after it went off the air. We seriously need @diddy to bring back Making the Band!! ?? #IWantMyMTB — MTV (@MTV) July 8, 2019 Visit for more information Diddy was responsible for overseeing […]

MTV’s ‘How High 2’ Draws High Ratings Despite Mixed Social Media Reviews


The 4/20 premiere for MTV’s How High 2 was a high one for the network. The second installment of the stoner classic drew a 0.64 rating in ages ranging from 18-49 and 801,000 total same day/live viewership. Giving MTV its highest-rated Saturday in six years, as per the network and Nielsen. Visit for more […]