Roxanne Shanté to Celebrate the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s 50 Years of Hip-Hop Exhibit with a Live Broadcast

Roxanne’s show will feature exclusive interviews with Run-DMC, Public Enemy, and more.

Matt Simeone
June 28, 2023

In celebration of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s new 50 Years of hip-hop exhibit – “HOLLA IF YA HEAR ME” – legendary rapper Roxanne Shanté will host her show on LL COOL J’s Rock the Bells Radio (ch. 43), Have a Nice Day, live from the SiriusXM studio at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.Roxanne’s can’t-miss broadcast will start at 4pm ET on June 29 and feature exclusive interviews with Run-DMC, Public Enemy, Salt-N-Pepa, and more. The entire special will also be available anytime on the SXM App. Have a Nice Day airs every weekday from 4pm to 7pm ET on LL COOL J’s Rock the Bells Radio (available on SiriusXM via radios and the SXM App).


The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s special summer-long exhibit will open to the public on June 29 and showcase never-before-seen artifacts from the Vanguards of the genre, such as Roxanne, Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Kool Herc, Sylvia Robinson,The Sugarhill Gang, and more. The handbill from the “All Star Birthday Bash for DJ Kool Herc”, which served as the birth of hip-hop at the 1520 Sedgewick Avenue house party (1973), will be on display along with artifacts from other key moments such as: the release of Rapper’s Delight; Kurtis Blow being the first rapper signed to a major label (1979); hip-hop’s National TV debut (SNL/1981); and hip-hop’s first rivalry (1984).

Holla If Ya Hear Me will continue through “the new school” featuring artifacts from key moments like LL COOL J’s first single on Def Jam Records (1984); First Album by female hip-hop act to go Gold & Platinum (1986), Salt-N-Pepa’s jacket’s from the “Push It” video; and into the key moments of hip-hop’s social consciousness featuring artists from Public Enemy; Kendrick Lamar; Ice-T and Queen Latifah; and running concurrently with Hardcore Rap hallmarks like N.W.A, Wu-Tang Clan, Tupac, DaBrat, Notorious B.I.G., Lil Kim, DMX, and many more.

A section focusing on the Moguls of hip-hop will bring the exhibit home and will include pieces from the first hip-hop billionaire, Jay-Z, as well as pieces from Sean “Diddy” Combs, Russell Simmons, and more.

Plus, tune in to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Radio, a 24/7 channel dedicated to the artists who have been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Channel 310 and anytime in the SXM App.

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