Wu-Tang Clan, Mary J. Blige, EPMD and more have been selected for a Hip Hop 50 concert curated by Funk Flex in the heart of New York City.
In addition to the aforementioned names, Tyreese, Sean Paul and special guests Mariah Carey and Maxwell will also be performing at the show at Madison Square Garden on September 15th.
Tickets go on sale Friday (June 16th) through Ticketmaster. Fans can also use the code “DISCO” for Live Nation’s pre-sale on Thursday (June 15th) at 10am ET.
You can see the full lineup below.
Hopefully fans can see Method Man and Mary J. Blige together performing the classic hit “I’ll Be There For You/You’re All I Need To Get By” Meth recently revealed that he initially resented the song, though he hopes to see them do it.
During a visit to Mas Hoffa in 2022 my expert opinion In the podcast, the rap veteran explained how he hated the image he received from his Grammy-winning song and tried to deny the love he was getting.
“I was fighting a damn song called ‘All I Need,'” Metz said. “I didn’t want to put this out because it was around the time we were doing the show.” [with] Wu-Tang Clan, the girls were screaming when I came out. Well, to me, I’m like a dirty, nigga wearing the same clothes three days in a row. Who would want to follow the path of a sex symbol at this point?!”
But that’s not the only concert in New York City celebrating 50 years of hip-hop. A large-scale concert celebrating the milestone in the Bronx, the birthplace of the genre, will be held at Yankee Stadium on August 11th.
A star-studded line-up including Fat Joe, TI, Common, Slick Rick, Lupe Fiasco, Ghostface Killer, EPMD, A$AP Ferg, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Ice Cube and more Run-DMC joined the
There’s a Queens of Hip-Hop set featuring Eve, Lil’ Kim, Remy Ma, and Trina. The concert will also pay tribute to trailblazers such as Curtis Blow, Kool Herc, Grandmaster Kaz, Roxanne Chante, Mele Mel and the Sugarhill Gang.