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Hip Hop Hall of Fame inducts Sugar Hill Gang, the Sequence, ‘Wild Style’

5/29/2014, 5:36 p.m.
2014 Hip Hop Hall of Fame inductee Mr. Magic of the original “Rap Attack” on WBLS, the Juice Crew members Marley Marl, Debbie Dee, Fly Ty Williams, Lux, Kevy Kev, Roxanne Shante, Glamorous and more salute Mr. Magic.

The Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Show returned to television, taping at Stage 48 in midtown with a memorable induction ceremony and concert event that was hosted by the legendary Roxanne Shante with DJ Mell Starr on the turntables.

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The Hip Hop Hall of Fame was honored to have the legendary Roxanne Shante serve as host of the 2014 Hip Hop Hall of Fame Awards Show at Stage 48.

The show featured many highlights, including a special tribute performance honoring the late DJ EZ-Rock, which included a “birth of hip-hop scene” featuring B-Boy breakdancers Chief 69 and Vitamin D of the Zulu Nation dancing and spinning, while graffiti art flashed on the video screen. There was a memorable performance of “Radio” from his friends the legendary Harlem group Crash Crew, and his group partner Rob Base performed their chart-topping hit “It Takes Two.” Hip Hop Hall of Fame Museum Chairman JT Thompson presented a special award to DJ EZ-Rock’s wife and daughter in his honor.