Today, BET announces the return of the longest-running rap show, “Rap City,” for a one-hour special edition in celebration of the 2021 “BET Hip Hop Awards.” Executive Produced andHosted by legendary Darian “Big Tigger” Morgan, “Rap City ‘21” will celebrate the culture and feature exclusive interviews, never before seen booth appearances, “Rap City” memories, and of course, the memorable freestyle booth. The highly anticipated return of the iconic music show will continue to pay homage to BET’s commitment to Hip Hop and celebrate the stars of the culture’s past, present and future. “Rap City ‘21” premieres Tuesday, October 5 at 8 PM ET followed by the 2021 “BET Hip Hop Awards.”
Making its debut in 1989, “Rap City,” was the preeminent hip hop series dedicated to rap music videos, important cultural commentary, and interviews with the most highlighted stars of the moment along with original freestyles from artists including Jay-Z, A Tribe Called Quest, LL Cool J, Kanye West, Eve, Ludacris, The Diplomats, Jadakiss, Trina, Common, Big Boi, Killer Mike, and many more!
“I’m excited at the opportunity to revive this legendary piece of culture! All your favorite stars and their bars on display” said Big Tigger.