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    Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:49:21

    Hip Hop Hall of Fame Announces  2012 Inductee Class - Includes Afrika Bambaataa, Furious Five, Sugar Hill Gang, Treacherous Three, Funky 4+1, Wild Style Movie + More - Telecast set for November 2012

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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
    Mercedes Ladies
    Chief Rocker Busy Bee
    Funky 4 + 1
    Kurtis Blow
    The Sequence
    Treacherous Three
    Fearless Four

    Wild Style
    Style Wars

    Dance Crew:
    The Nig#a Twins
    RockSteady Crew

    DJ Hollywood
    Lovebug Starski
    DJ AJ
    Mr. Magic
    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.

    —Maggie Pannacione

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