The greatest Rap show
From 1988 to 1995 Yo! MTV Raps brought Rap music
from the underground to everyone's living rooms.
For white kids in US suburbs to the youth of Europe,
Yo! MTV Raps was the only way to hear and see Rap music.
Video: The first Episode of Yo! MTV Raps from 1988
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Yo! MTV Raps Boombox
We celebrated the world premiere
with oldschool beats, breakdance,
free drinks and prizes
at hhv.de store in Berlin on July 18th, 2014.
Yo! MTV Raps Style
The style and the fashion of the late 1980s and early 1990s as pioneered onYo! MTV Raps era is more visible than ever in urban culture. Rap's early stars like Salt 'n' Pepa, RUN DMC or Big Daddy Kane are today's fashion icons, admired for their bold and daring looks.
Let us take you back to that era of positivity, color and diversity with the Yo! MTV Raps Boombox.
The Sound of an Era.
DJ BeatPete created this exclusive mixtape featuring tracks from 1988-1995.
Strictly vinyl. Thanks to hhv.de Store.
History of Yo! MTV Raps
August 6, 1988
When Yo! MTV Raps debuted on MTV it changed the world. Back then Rap music was an underground genre of music.Yo! MTV Raps brought the culture of Rap to the mainstream at a time when hip-hop and black culture were still being ignored by music television. The show was a lively mix of Rap videos, interviews with stars, live performances and comedy, hosted by Doctor Dré, Ed Lover and Fab 5 Freddy.
Run-DMC hosted the pilot episode in the US. Also featured in the pilot were DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince and Eric B. & Rakim.
Making Rap large
The style, the trends, the language of Rap began to influence popular culture. By the time the show left the air in 1995, the genre was no longer underground. Yo! MTV Raps has been mentioned in songs by EPMD, Ice Cube, MC Hammer, LL Cool J and Eminem. Rap music has grown to being the biggest and most popular genre of music today, and a lot of this is due to Yo! MTV Raps.
Check the video on the left produced by Stüssy, featuring some fascinating insight into the history of Yo! MTV Raps.
Breite: 355 mm
Höhe: 250 mm
Tiefe: 120 mm
|Audio||D-Klasse Stereo Verstärker, 2x5 Watt, 92% Effizienz|
2 MIVOC PRO 75mm Breitbandlautsprecher
4 Ohm, 60 – 20.000 Hz
|Stromversorgung||5 V Micro-USB, 3 x Batterien AA|
Bis Breite 75 mm
Dicke maximal 16 mm
|Anschluss||3.5mm Klinkenstecker (Kopfhörerstecker), Bluetooth 4.1 Wireless Audio (optional)|
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