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Watch Rakim, KRS-One, Chubb Rock, and More Freestyle On The Finale Of Yo! MTV Raps

20 years ago today, Yo! MTV Raps aired its final episode. The show debuted on August 6, 1988 with Fab 5 Freddy as the host, and it was the first hip-hop music show to air on MTV. The show featured new artists ranging from N.W.A. to Mobb Deep and helped spread hip-hop around the world. It was the only show of its kind at the time besides Ralph McDaniels’ Video Music Box.

Watch Rakim, KRS-One, Erick Sermon, Chubb Rock, and MC Serch freestyle on the series finale above.

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