Previously announced performers included 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. 


WHAT: The Recording Academy®, Jesse Collins Entertainment and CBS present A GRAMMY Salute to 50 Years of Hip-Hop on Nov. 8, 2023, at YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, California. The live concert special will showcase and celebrate the genre’s profound history and monumental cultural impact around the world. The tribute special will air Sun, Dec. 10, 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network and be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.


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.


WHEN: Concert:

Wed, Nov. 8, 2023

Doors – 6 p.m. PT

Concert – 7 p.m. PT


WHERE: Tickets are available to the public now at