Hip Hop 50

On August 11,1973 a young woman from the Bronx threw a back-to-school party at her apartment complex’s recreation center. Her older brother, known for his sound system, was the DJ at the party. The young woman was Cindy Campbell and her brother was Clive, better known as DJ Kool Herc. Hip Hop was born. Join us to celebrate this momentous occasion with old school concerts, interviews and much more. 

Friday 8/11 starting at 6 PM on MNN Culture  

Bronx Live: Hip Hop Fever 2023 

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts, in association with Sal Abbatiello of Fever Records, celebrates the 50th anniversary of HIP HOP. Performances by Grandmaster Melle Mel & Scorpio "The Message", KRS-One "Step Into A World", Kurtis Blow "The Breaks", Sugar Hill Gang "Rappers Delight", Nice N Smooth "Hip Hop Junkies", Soul Sonic Force "Planet Rock", Cl Smooth "They Reminisce Over You", Black Sheep "The Choice Is Yours", Keith Murray "Most Beautifullest Thing In This World", and Sweet G "Games People Play". Hosted by Video Music Box own Ralph McDaniels and Fever Records own Sal Abbatiello. Music by Grand Wizard Theodore, DJ Hollywood, and DJ Brucie Lee.


Bronx Week 2021: Walk of Fame Induction

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and The Bronx Tourism Council co-host the grand finale of Bronx Week 2021. The day’s events include an induction ceremony for this year’s Bronx Walk of Fame honorees on the Grand Concourse. The 2021 tourism award is presented to Woodlawn Cemetery. The 2021 Bronx Walk of Fame inductees include renowned Hip Hop Photographer and Activist Joe Conzo, Jr., Founder and CEO of Fever Records Sal Abbatiello and Grammy Award Winning DJ and Producer Kid Capri.

Kwik2Rok: The Drums and the Message

Kwikstep and Rokafella interview DJ Flawless who is the living legacy of DJ Rockin Rob, and then a look into how the iconic and legendary Melle Mel has been carrying Hip hop forward into new directions since Day 1. Kwikstep shares his Behind the Groove music breakdown segment as well.

Bronx Live: OLD SCHOOL HIP HOP: Fever Reunion Throw-Back Concert

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts in association with Sal Abbatiello of Fever Records celebrates the 38th Anniversary of the legendary Bronx nightclub Disco Fever with a night of Old School Hip Hop. feature performances by Kurtis Blow “The Breaks,” Rob Base “It Takes Two,” 

Saturday 8/12 starting at 3 PM on MNN Culture  

My Harlem Portraits 

This program aims to highlight the incredible work being done by African Americans in their communities and beyond. On this episode host Maria G. Cavenaghi talks with Dr. Askia Davis Sr and Askia Akhenaton Davis, about their joint memoir, Coming of Age in the Hip Hop Generation. 


Different Voices One View 

Different Voices One View is a talk show hosted by MNN Community Member Ameliaismore.  According to Ameliaismore, her talk show is a combination of Gil Noble and Charlie Rose with a female twist. In celebration of Hip Hop's 50th Anniversary Host & Producer Ameliaismore caught up with MC Sparky D one of the first female MC's from Brooklyn as she received her flowers with an art piece at the Universal Hip Hop Museum. Also, Ameliasmore goes deep with a conversation about the art of DJing with the original Spinderella

Bronx Live: Momma’s Hip Hop Kitchen, Vol. 12

Live event kicking off International Women’s Month at Hostos Center for Arts and Culture (March 2, 2019). Featuring female emcees, poets, b-girls, deejays, dancers, graffiti artists, vendors and more.

2023 Element of Hip Hop Awards

Windows of Hip Hop presents the 2023 Element of Hip Hop Awards, Live on BronxNet! This year's honorees include pioneer Hip Hop pioneers DMC, Rokafella, DJ Easy A.D., DJ Enuff and Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson.