The Apollo Theater announced that it will present The Originals: DMX featuring N.O.R.E., Jim Jones Jadakiss & friends with DJ Scram Jones, a hip-hop concert featuring some of New York’s most legendary emcees – on Friday, August 5, at 8 p.m.
The one night only concert will see the Apollo returning to its hip-hop roots with all of the artists in the show having performed on the Apollo stage early in their careers and throughout.
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, July 8, 2016 at 10 a.m. Apollo A-List can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, June 29 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, July 7 at 11:58 p.m.
The Apollo helped foster the careers of many legendary hip-hop artists throughout the 1980’s, 1990’s and 2000’s, including Tupac, Notorious B.I.G., Jay Z and DMX. From the Cold Chillin’ record label beginning its first national tour at the Apollo in 1988 with the Juice Crew All-Stars to the Notorious B.I.G. introducing then up-and-coming artist Jay-Z to the Apollo audience to Def Jam hosting its Survival of the Illest Tour in the late 1990’s to the Apollo’s presentation of the international Hip Hop Dance Theater Festival, Breakin’ Convention in 2013 and 2015.
Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, July 8 at 10 a.m. Apollo A-List can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Wednesday, June 29 at 10 a.m. through Thursday, July 7 at 11:58 p.m. Tickets are $45, $60, $75 and $100. VIP tickets are $150. All tickets will be available at the Apollo Theater Box Office: (212) 531-5305, 253 West 125th Street. Ticketmaster at 1-800- 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.