Hip-Hop Pioneer "Uncle" Ralph McDaniels To Be Honored Next Week

(AllHipHop News) Hip-Hop innovator Ralph “Uncle Ralph” McDaniels is scheduled to be honored this November for his contributions to the Hip-Hop genre. McDaniels is the creator of “Video Music Box,” which was the first televised music video show to focus entirely on Hip-Hop music.“A Tribute to Ralph McDaniels” will take place on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 1pm in the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center of the Queens Library. The event is free to all but seating is limited. The celebration will include McDaniels being interviewed by Mark “DJ Wiz” Eastmond (DJ/producer of Hip-Hop group Kid ‘N Play), a video presentation of McDaniels’ accomplishments, testimonials and guest appearances by those who have been impacted by the pioneer.Video Music Box was created over 25 years ago. Since then McDaniels has expanded his contributions to the Hip-Hop industry. He is currently an on air radio personality at New York’s Hot 97, the creator of video website OnFumes.com, president of Uncle Ralph Productions, and the host/producer of television show “The Bridge.”