The 5th Annual Philadelphia
Urban Legend Awards will take place Friday, November 5th at the Wiliarie’s
Cultural & Performing Arts Complex in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
awards gala is hosted by Philly radio legend Lady B., who hosted an influential
Hip-Hop radio show “Street Beat,” that provided the backdrop for
many lovers of the genre in the mid-80’s.
were created to recognize pioneers & artists instrumental in the creation
and evolution of the Philly hip-hop movement,” event organizer Docta Shock
award recipients include Tuff Crew, who hit big in the late 80’s with
their single “My Part of Town,” Larry Lar, who hit in 1991 with
his song "Larry (That’s What They Call Me).
Record store owner
Bruce Webb will receive ‘The Jocko Henderson Lifetime Achievement Award,"
named after the legendary rhyming DJ Doug "Jocko" Henderson.
include Schoolly D, the godfather of “gangsta rap”, DJ Cash Money,
world renown turntablist, Bobby Dance, legendary hip-hop club owner/promoter,
Philly rap kings, DJ Jazzy Jeff & Will Smith, Mr. “Double Dutch Bus”,
rap crew Three Times Dope and others.
The event costs
$10 to attend and kicks off at 7pm.