Hip Hop Hall of Fame Announces 2012 Inductee Class
Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:49:21
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The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards is officially back with the announcement of the 2012 Inductee Class. This will be its first televised awards show since it last broadcast on national television on the BET Cable Network in the '90s.
"We are pleased to announce this year's Hall of Fame inductees, who represent a broad spectrum of legendary DJs, artists, groups, producers, dance crews, graffiti artists, and films that define hip-hop music and cultural history predating 1985," says show creator and Executive Producer James JT Thompson.
The inductees are as follows:
Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force
Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five
Sugar Hill Gang
Chief Rocker Busy Bee
Funky 4 + 1
The Nig#a Twins
Grand Wizard Theodore
The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Induction Ceremony and Concert will take place in November 2012 in NYC.
Congrats to the nominees.
Do you plan to watch the show? The broadcast partner will be announced soon.