Recording Academy, CBS Collaborating on Massive Hip-Hop Concert

Recording Academy, CBS Collaborating on Massive Hip-Hop Concert

The Recording Academy is collaborating with CBS on a large hip-hop live performance, ‘A Grammy Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop,’ that includes LL Cool J, Ice-T, Public Enemy, Rakim, Queen Latifah, Technique Man, Questlove, and extra.

On Friday, November 8, a star-studded live performance particular celebrating 50 years of hip-hop will happen at YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California, with tickets on sale starting Saturday, October 14. Introduced by the Recording Academy, Jesse Collins Leisure, and CBS, “A Grammy Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop” reside live performance particular will air on Sunday, December 10, on CBS and on demand on Paramount+.

The tribute particular will characteristic unique performances from Grammy-winning artists and hip-hop legends, together with Black Thought, Bun B, Widespread, De La Soul, Jermaine Dupri, J.J. Fad, The Woman of Rage, LL Cool J, MC Sha-Rock, Monie Love, The Pharcyde, Queen Latifah, Questlove, Rakim, Remy Ma, Uncle Luke, and Yo-Yo. Extra performers can be introduced within the weeks main as much as the occasion.

Questlove and LL Cool J will even government produce the particular, which is able to file on November 8 on the YouTube Theater in Inglewood, CA. Jesse Collins Leisure is producing the occasion, with Collins, Shawn Gee, Dionne Harmon, Claudine Joseph, Fatima Robinson, and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay additionally government producing, with Marcello Gamma as director.

On February 5, an prolonged 50-year celebration phase featured on the sixty fifth annual Grammy Awards, with a lineup that additionally included Black Thought, LL Cool J, and Queen Latifah. Questlove additionally curated that occasion, a 15-minute phase that featured three dozen acts. Jesse Collins, Fatima Robinson, and Shawn Gee (Questlove’s supervisor) had been amongst that spot’s producers.

Although it seems as if the success of the Grammy phase led CBS to supply a year-end particular, the upcoming occasion was within the pipeline effectively earlier than the phase in February. Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. alluded to the upcoming particular in an announcement asserting the Grammy phase.

“For 5 many years, hip-hop has not solely been a defining power in music, however a serious affect on our tradition,” stated Mason. “Its contributions to artwork, style, sport, politics, and society can’t be overstated.”

“A Grammy Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop” will air on December 10, at 8 PM on CBS, and streams on Paramount+ on demand, or reside and on demand for subscribers of Paramount+ with Showtime. Tickets can be obtainable for buy by way of Ticketmaster on Saturday, October 14, starting at 10 AM PT.

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