Updated Wednesday, Nov. 8, to include information about newly announced performers.
Can you recite every word of the "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" theme song? If so, that's ever more of a reason to tune into "A GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop" — which goes down Wednesday, Nov. 8, at YouTube Theater in Inglewood, California, and airs Sunday, Dec. 10, on CBS and Paramount+. Indeed, DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince — aka Will Smith — are set to reunite at the star-studded event, in celebration of this quintessential American genre and global cultural phenomenon.
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince will join previously announced performers Black Thought, Bun B, Common, De La Soul, Jermaine Dupri, J.J. Fad, Talib Kweli, The Lady Of Rage, LL COOL J, MC Sha-Rock, Monie Love, The Pharcyde, Queen Latifah, Questlove, Rakim, Remy Ma, Uncle Luke, and Yo-Yo.
Newly announced performers include rap icons and next-gen hip-hop superstars 2 Chainz, T.I., Gunna, Too $hort, Latto, E-40, Big Daddy Kane, GloRilla, Juvenile, Three 6 Mafia, Cypress Hill, Jeezy, DJ Quik, MC Lyte, Roxanne Shanté, Warren G, YG, Digable Planets, Arrested Development, Spinderella, Black Sheep, and Luniz.
The concert will take place at YouTube Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Nov. 8. Tickets are available to the public now. The tribute special will air Sunday, Dec. 10, at 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network and streaming live and on demand on Paramount+.
Full concert details are below:
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2023
Doors: 6 p.m. PT
Concert: 7 p.m. PT
1011 Stadium Dr.
Inglewood, CA 90305
Full List Of Confirmed Performers:
BIG DADDY KANE
DE LA SOUL
DJ DIAMOND KUTS
DJ GREG STREET
DJ TRAUMA (HOUSE DJ)
DOUG E. FRESH
KOOL DJ RED ALERT
LL COOL J
THE LADY OF RAGE
THREE 6 MAFIA
WILL SMITH & DJ JAZZY JEFF
^Names in bold indicate newly added artists.
Purchase tickets here.
Don't miss this one-of-a-kind monument to a world-shifting genre and culture — now with a dash of the one and only Fresh Prince!
Stay tuned to GRAMMY.com for more news and updates about "A GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop."
A GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop is produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment. Jesse Collins, Shawn Gee, Dionne Harmon, Claudine Joseph, LL COOL J, Fatima Robinson, Jeannae Rouzan-Clay, and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson for Two One Five Entertainment serve as executive producers and Marcelo Gama as director of the special.
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