Questlove Announces Grammys Hip-Hop 50 Tribute Performance

It’s part of the Paramount Global initiative to honor hip-hop's 50th anniversary in partnership with Mass Appeal.

Questlove and The Roots are announcing that the group’s co-founder is co-curating the Hip-Hop 50 tribute performance for the 65th Annual  Grammy Awards.

Part of the Paramount Global initiative, the performance will honor the 50th anniversary of hip-hop in partnership with Mass Appeal. In his announcement, Questo hinted that the show will see “some of the biggest names from the genre coming together to celebrate hip-hop history–its past, its present, its future.”

The lineup is expected to be announced in the coming days.

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Among the other performers that have been announced are Mary J. Blige, Lizzo, Steve Lacy, Kim Petras, Bad Bunny, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, and Sam Smith.

The 2023 Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from Arena in Los Angeles on Sunday (February 5) from 8:00 to 11:30 PM EST on CBS  and will be available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+, as well as on

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