Retromania Hip Hop Week Clip – Macklemore, 2 Chainz, T.I., Mel B. and One Direction Share First Hip Hop Albums Ever
Yesterday MTV kicked off its week-long stunt “Retromania: Hip Hop Week,” a truly irreverent homage that will see hip hop artists and celebrity hip hop fans #Throwback to some of the best music, movie, TV and hip hop culture moments from the late 1990s through mid-2000s.
Let’s start off with the likes of 2 Chainz, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, T.I., Mel B., One Direction and more sharing the first hip hop albums they ever purchased.
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About “Retromania: Hip Hop Week”
Beginning on Monday, January 27 through Saturday, February 1, viewers of MTV’s afternoons (3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET/PT) will be treated to a collection of hilarious, new “Retromania” segments that will air as interstitials in-between the network’s programming line-up including the fan-favorite series “Run’s House.” The week will culminate with the one-hour special, “Retromania: Hip Hop,” on Saturday, February 1 at 2:30 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.
Celebrities and hip hop musicians, including Eve, Kevin Hart, Kat Graham, Travie McCoy, MGK, Backstreet Boys, Mac Miller, Aubrey O’Day, Ed Sheeran, 2 Chainz, One Direction, the cast of MTV’s “Teen Wolf,” Fifth Harmony, Icona Pop and more, will indulge in their personal favorite retro moments with hip hop remixes of classic films and TV shows such as “Mean Girls,” “American Pie” and “Baywatch.”
Additional segments include retrospectives on everything from favorite childhood snacks to pager codes and retro crushes, as well as games about hip hop culture from naming all of the members of the Wu-Tang Clan to a dramatic reading of the epic anthem “My Neck, My Back,” and more. Fans can visit Retromania.MTV.com for more information.