TICKETS ON SALE SATURDAY, OCT. 14; SPECIAL TO AIR SUNDAY, DEC. 10 ON CBS
(Black PR Wire) WHO: A star-studded lineup of hip-hop legends and GRAMMY®-winning artists including Black Thought, Bun B, Common, De La Soul, Jermaine Dupri, J.J. Fad, Talib Kweli, The Lady Of Rage, LL COOL J, MC Sha-Rock, Monie Love, The Pharcyde, Queen Latifah, Questlove, Rakim, Remy Ma, Uncle Luke, Yo-Yo, and many more are set to grace the stage at the special tribute concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. More performers to be announced in the coming weeks.
The Recording Academy®, Jesse Collins Entertainment and CBS present A GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop on Nov. 8, 2023, at YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. The live concert special will showcase and celebrate the genre’s profound history and monumental cultural impact around the world. The tribute special will air Sunday, Dec. 10, 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network and be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.
A GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop is produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment. Jesse Collins, Shawn Gee, Dionne Harmon, Claudine Joseph, LL COOL J, Fatima Robinson, Jeannae Rouzan-Clay, and Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson for Two One Five Entertainment serve as executive producers and Marcelo Gama as director of the special.
Wed, Nov. 8, 2023
Doors – 6 p.m. PT
Concert – 7 p.m. PT
The link to purchase tickets is available to the public at Ticketmaster.com beginning at 10 a.m. PT on Sat, Oct. 14.
1011 Stadium Dr
Inglewood, CA 90305
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ABOUT YOUTUBE THEATER\ YouTube Theater is a 6,000-seat performance venue located at Hollywood Park, a near 300-acre sports and entertainment destination in Inglewood Calif., being developed by Los Angeles Rams Owner/Chairman E. Stanley Kroenke. The state-of-the-art theater is a 227,000 square foot, three-story indoor venue situated under the same roof canopy as SoFi Stadium and American Airlines Plaza. The venue can be configured to house three different crowd capacities, including intimate settings with minimum capacities of 3,400 and 4,400. Equipped with premium finishes throughout, the venue also offers guests both an interior and exterior balcony, luxury boxes, an industry room, and a private club with premium seats. Opened in August 2021, YouTube Theater is equipped to host a variety of events, including concerts, awards shows, esports competitions, community gatherings, conferences and more.
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Source: The Recording Academy