AHH Strays News: Yo! MTV Raps Celebrates 20 Years

MTV will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the influential Hip-Hop video show Yo! MTV Raps starting on April 1. The network’s MTV, MTV2, MTV Tr3s, MTV Jams, MTV Hits, MTV Mobile, MTV Radio and MTV On Demand will feature old and new Yo! MTV Raps programming. Yo! MTV Raps ran from August 1988 to August 1995. The show was hosted by Doctor Dre & Ed Lover and Fab 5 Freddy. During April, MTV's "Sucker Free" officially becomes "Yo! MTV Raps", while MTV Jams becomes "Yo! MTV Jams" for the month. The show will feature the current Hip-Hop video countdown hosted by DJ Cipha Sounds, as well as memorable moments from the original show, including classic videos and old clips from MTV News.