Sep 21, 1988
Run-D.M.C. hosts the first episode of YO! MTV Raps and interviews several rap artists.
Mar 05, 1992
Ed Lover and Doctor Dré interview Sir Mix-a-Lot who performs "One Time's Got No Case" live.
Live From Spring Break 1990
Mar 16, 1990
Ed Lover and Doctor Dré host live from Spring Break 1990 in Daytona Beach.
De La Soul
Jan 13, 1994
Fab 5 Freddy interviews De La Soul about their music and the longevity of rap.
Aug 25, 1991
James Brown visits the new set of YO! MTV Raps and discusses his music and legacy.
Sep 26, 1991
The members of Public Enemy fool around on set and perform "Can't Truss It" live
Feb 11, 1993
Fab 5 Freddy interviews 2Pac on the streets of LA before visiting Echo Sound
Mar 04, 1992
Heavy D hangs out on set with Ed Lover and Doctor Dré, and performs "You Can't See What I Can See" live.
The Notorious B.I.G. Tribute
Mar 12, 1997
Clips featuring The Notorious B.I.G. hosting the show with Lil Ceaser in 1996 and Craig Mack in 1995.
Sep 13, 1992
KRS-One discusses their music and politics, and performs "We In There" live.
Smokin Joe Wilcox
Mar 03, 1992
T Money dresses up as Smokin Joe Wilcox and pretends to box with members of the live audience. Black Sheep promo discussing how music can cross genres.
Eric B. & Rakim
Jan 16, 1992
Ed Lover interviews Eric B. about changes with Eric B. & Rakim, and they perform "Juice" live.
The Last Show
Aug 18, 1995
The hosts interview various rap artists and groups about what the show has meant for them, and flashback to memorable moments throughout the show. Several artists perform live.
Feb 06, 1992
Salt-N-Pepa discuss their music and children, and perform "You Showed Me" live.
Yo! Ladies Night
Jun 25, 1997
Angie Martinez hosts from behind-the-scenes of the "Ladies Night" music video shoot, and talks with the artists featured in the video and the director.
House of Pain
Jun 25, 1992
T Money interviews House of Pain, and they perform "Jump Around" live.
Ed Lover Dance
Feb 04, 1992
Ed Lover teaches a class on how to properly do the Ed Lover dance.
Yo! 3rd Anniversary
Oct 04, 1991
Fab 5 Freddy showcases past memorable moments on his 3rd anniversary episode of YO! MTV Raps.
Nov 01, 1991
Cypress Hill discusses their sound, name, and upcoming album with Fab 5 Freddy in Times Square.
Jun 02, 1994
Nas discusses his origins and creative process with Fab 5 Freddy in a music studio.
Mary J. Blige
Sep 10, 1992
T Money and Doctor Dré interview Mary J. Blige about her music and new album, and she performs "What's The 411?" live with Grand Puba.
Bad Boy Entertainment
Jan 27, 1995
Fab 5 Freddy interviews Sean "Puffy" Combs about his history and Bad Boy Entertainment, and interviews The Notorious B.I.G. and Craig Mack.
Run D.M.C. / Beastie Boys
Nov 14, 1991
Doctor Dré begins the episode with the Beastie Boys, and Ed Lover brings out Run-D.M.C. who discuss their greatest hits album and legacy, and perform a freestyle rap live.
Jan 20, 1994
Fab 5 Freddy interviews Wu-Tang Clan about their origins, style, and music on the set of their new music video.
Sep 04, 1992
Fab 5 Freddy interviews Supercat about the dancehall genre and moving to America from Jamaica.
Dec 02, 1993
Fab 5 Freddy interviews Das EFX underground about their music, being authentic, and performing in Europe.
A Tribe Called Quest Behind The Scenes
Mar 27, 1992
Fab 5 Freddy visits the video shoot for "Scenario" and talks with A Tribe Called Quest, Leaders of the New School, De La Soul, and Spike Lee.
Mar 08, 1991
Fab 5 Freddy is in Las Vegas to interview Mike Tyson about rap music, growing up in Brooklyn, and his boxing career.
May 25, 1995
Mel Gibson visits the set, and Blak Panta discusses his career and demonstrates his signature dance.
Nov 14, 1989
Fab 5 Freddy is in NYC's Chinatown with Beastie Boys discussing their roots, the neighborhood, and the address where they started their career.
Jun 25, 1992
Eddie Murphy discusses his new movie 'Boomerang' and his 'Love's Alright' album.
Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg
Apr 29, 1993
Fab 5 Freddy is in LA visiting Dr. Dre's pool party. He interviews Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg about their music, Death Row Records, and their upcoming projects.
Sep 07, 1990
Fab 5 Freddy visits Hollywood Blvd. and interviews Ice Cube about his music, leaving N.W.A., and upcoming projects.
Oct 19, 1990
Fab 5 Freddy interviews the members of N.W.A. behind-the-scenes of their new music video for "100 Miles and Runnin'".
Naughty By Nature
Oct 03, 1991
Ed Lover and Doctor Dré hang out on set with Naughty By Nature who perform their song "O.P.P." live.
Tupac and John Singleton
Jul 15, 1993
Ed Lover and Doctor Dré talk with Tupac and John Singleton while counting down the week's top 10 rap videos.
Mar 10, 1989
Fab 5 Freddy visits the Phil Black Dance Studio in Manhattan to talk with MC Hammer and Oaktown's 357.
Jan 27, 1989
Fab 5 Freddy hangs out in the Diamond District of Manhattan with Slick Rick.
3 Times Dope
Sep 05, 1989
Fab 5 Freddy visits iconic spots in Philly with3 Times Dope, and several other local rappers meet up with them.
LL Cool J
Oct 14, 1988
LL Cool J and his mom host Fab 5 Freddy at their home. They discuss Blondie's "Rapture" video and "Going Back to Cali".
2 Live Crew
Dec 24, 1989
Ed Lover and Doctor Dré chill poolside in Miami with 2 Live Crew. Fab 5 Freddy stops by with L'Trimm.
Big Daddy Kane
Jan 26, 1990
Fab 5 Freddy and Big Daddy Kane visit their old neighborhood in Bed-Stuy. Kane discusses his Brooklyn childhood, inspirations, and future music.
Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff
Oct 28, 1988
Fab 5 Freddy hangs out with Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff in Central Park. They talk about their Philly roots, musical origins, and their world tour.
Nov 15, 1991
Fab 5 Freddy visits Houston to interview the Geto Boys about living in the Fifth Ward, their music, and Rap-A-Lot records.