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MTV2 Revives 'Yo! MTV Raps' (Exclusive)

17 November 2011 8:12 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

For one night only, MTV2 is bringing back "Yo! MTV Raps!," the show that turned on a generation of MTV viewers to a mysterious new musical form called hip-hop. The show, which originally aired from August 1988 through 1995, helped bring once little-known acts like Ice-t, N.W.A., A Tribe Called Quest and Public Enemy to households across America as hip-hop exploded in popularity. The return comes after the revival of such MTV shows as "Beavis and Butt-head" and "120 Minutes." The show »

- Tim Molloy

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