Roxanne Shante Returns To Host of Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards TV Show

Hip Hop Icon and Female MC Roxanne Shante returns to Co-Host the Official 2017 Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards TV Show ‘Induction Ceremony & Concert’ taping for television broadcast in Washington Heights, New York.

The event takes place at the United Palace Theater in Uptown Manhattan on Friday, July 15, 2017 at 7pm and tickets are on-sale now at http://hiphophof.org .

Roxanne Shante hails from Queens, NY and was part of Hip Hop Legend Marley Marl’s Juice Crew All Stars. She was signed to WBLS’s Mr. Magic and Tyrone ‘Fly-Ty’ Williams Cold Chillin Record Label. Her Roxanne Wars MC battles along with her Queensbridge & Bronx battles will all play out in a movie about her life produced by Forrest Whitaker.

‘Ms. Shante did such a great job hosting the 2014 Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards TV Show, it’s an honor to have her return to the Hip Hop Hall of Fame stage,’ stated show creator and executive producer JT Thompson, the founder/chairman of the Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum development project to Manhattan, who first produced the show in the early 1990s which broadcast on national syndicated television and on the BET Network.

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum 2017 Inductees were unveiled at a 20th Anniversary national press conference held at Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem, NY. The museum officials talked about winning its bid to recently to purchase a Harlem building and development site on 125th St, and revealed plans to raise $150m in major 3 year capital campaign to build a 20 story museum & entertainment complex and create new jobs, job training & educational programs, house an arts & media academy, provide internships, culinary training, and produce live events and content.

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame + Museum 2017 Inductees were unveiled at a 20th Anniversary national press conference held at Sylvia’s Restaurant in Harlem, NY. The museum officials talked about winning its bid to recently to purchase a Harlem building and development site on 125th St, and revealed plans to raise $150m in major 3 year capital campaign to build a 20 story museum & entertainment complex and create new jobs, job training & educational programs, house an arts & media academy, provide internships, culinary training, and produce live events and content. The project is expected to stimulate an estimated $350m socio-economic impact annually in the tri-state area.

‘We are proud to unveil the 2017 Inductee Class of the Hip Hop Hall of Fame include Solo Artists, Groups, DJs, Dancers, Graffiti Artists, Film, Record Labels, a historic Venue and contributors to hip hop music and culture,’ stated Kenny ‘DJ Lord Yoda X’ Syder a show co-producer.

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