Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Big Daddy Kane to perform at 50th anniversary of hip-hop gig in Detroit

The Fox Theatre show is being presented by 105.1 The Bounce

click to enlarge Slick Rick at Out4Fame Festival in 2016. - Dominik Lippe (Lipstar) und Yannic Lippe, Wikimedia Commons
Dominik Lippe (Lipstar) und Yannic Lippe, Wikimedia Commons
Slick Rick at Out4Fame Festival in 2016.

Detroit’s throwback radio station is celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop this July.

The genre hits a 50-year milestone this year, which was honored at the 65th annual Grammy Awards in February with a performance mashup featuring Missy Elliott, Run DMC, Salt n Pepa, Public Enemy, GloRilla, Lil Baby, and more.

Now it’s Detroit's turn to celebrate.

105.1 The Bounce is throwing a “Hip Hop 50th Anniversary” concert featuring legends Rakim, Doug E. Fresh, KRS-One, Slick Rick, EPMD, and Big Daddy Kane at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, July 15.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 21 via and

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After living in Japan and traveling across Asia, Randiah Camille Green realized Detroit will always be home. And when she says Detroit, she's talking about the hood, not the suburbs. She has bylines in Planet Detroit News , Bridge Detroit , BLAC magazine, and Model D .Her favorite pastimes are meditating on...
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