‘Yo! MTV Raps’ Goes International With European, Asian and African Editions – Rolling Stone

Yo! MTV Raps will go international in 2019 as the network announced plans to bring a “special, limited edition” version of the groundbreaking hip-hop show to MTV’s offshoots in Europe, Southeast Asia and Africa.

A U.K. edition of Yo! MTV Raps will debut on September 25th, with versions centered on the rap scene in Germany, Southeast Asia and Africa to follow in 2019. Each edition will enjoy a 20-episode run, with the potential for a longer series order, Variety reports.

“Our reimagined Yo! MTV Raps series will celebrate all aspects of hip hop culture and the global force it has become.  Music will of course be at the heart of each episode,” MTV International’s global head of music and talent Bruce Gillmer said in a statement. “Relaunching this legendary franchise with local…

Read More

  • 1