The cable channel plans a celebrity-soaked week-long look back at the musical genre
MTV is taking the week to look back at the best in hip hop culminating in its one-hour special, “Retromania: Hip Hop” airing Saturday, Feb. 1 at 2:30 p.m./1:30c.
Starting Monday, a cavalcade of stars will appear in “Retromania” segments during the afternoon from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. to revisit their favorite moments and artists of hip hop, including remixed hip-hop versions of films and TV shows like “Mean Girls,” “American Pie” and “Baywatch.”
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Among those appearing in the segments are Kevin Hart, Ice Cube, 2 Chainz, Amber Rose, T.I., Mac Miller, Kat Graham, MGK, Aubrey O’Day, Travie McCoy, Iggy Azalea, Ed Sheeran, Ra’Quan and Ashanti.
Dave Sirulnick and Ryan Kroft serve as executive producers on the week-long event, which is just the latest for MTV, a network that has included throwback programming for its past shows “Daria,” “Laguna Beach” and “The Hills.”
For more on “Retromania: Hip Hop” programming, visit MTV.com.