Ralph McDaniels punched the pause button on the big flat-screen television in his Long Island studio.
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The lights were low Friday night at the Hip-Hop Cultural Center on Frederick Douglass Boulevard. Hopeful musicians rehearsed their acts, passing around a bottle of Poland Spring in place of a microphone. An 18-year-old rapper called D-Nasty controlled the sound system. Continue reading
video music box 25th anniverdary at central park
On a hot summer Friday night in New York City, Hip Hop fans piled into Central Park’s Summer Stage for Video Music Box’s 25th Year Anniversary Concert. Ralph McDaniels, Video Music Box creator and VJ, gathered some of Hip Hop’s pioneers and icons to help him celebrate 25 years of providing a visualize outlet for Hip Hop. Continue reading
Join Harlem’s Ralph McDaniels on Saturday, June 14th, 12 – 6 pm, to celebrate 25 years of Video Music Box with a kick off party, live at the Hip Hop Cultural Center at the Magic Johnson Theatre, 125th Street and Frederick Douglas Blvd (2nd floor).
Video Music Box (VMB), the first and longest TV program ever to feature hip-hop videos will celebrate its 25 years of broadcasting this summer with twenty five events in commemoration of twenty five years. Continue reading