"Yo MTV Raps" , the pioneering hip-hop television show that ran on MTV from 1988 to 1995, will return for one night only on December 4.
MTV2 will broadcast a retrospective called "Yo! MTV Raps Classic Cuts", which will include guest appearances by the show's hosts, Fab 5 Freddy, Ed Lover, and Dr. Dre (not that Dr. Dre) and will revisit iconic songs from the show's original runs. ?uestlove, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, Q-Tip, Wiz Khalifa, Young Jeezy, Common, and a whole lot more will appear. DJ Premier will remix the show's original theme song for the retrospective. The special airs directly after MTV2's Sucker Free Awards. Below, watch a highly entertaining video from a 1989 episode of Yo! MTV Raps in which Fab 5 Freddy interviews the Beastie Boys: