Kool G Rap performs at the 2022 National Hip-Hop Museum Induction Ceremony in Atlanta at Atlantucky Brewery, August 26, 2022

National Hip-Hop Museum Inducts Kool G Rap, Slick Rick, More

Kool G Rap, Slick Rick, Diamond D and More Inducted Into National Hip-Hop Museum

Published Sat, August 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM EDT

It was all love at Atlantucky Brewing in downtown Atlanta. The National Hip-Hop Museum held its 2022 induction ceremony in the ATL, and Hip-Hop legends were on-hand to bask in the adulation and admiration of what they've accomplished in their storied careers.

Hosted by Master Gee of The Sugarhill Gang and ROCK THE BELL's own Grandmaster Caz, the 2022 ceremony celebrated the legacies of Queens icon Kool G Rap, "The Ruler" Slick Rick, sophisticated rap stars Whodini, the legendary U.T.F.O., Speech of Arrested Development and superproducer/rapper Diamond D. Adding to the prestige of the day, Atlantucky Brewing's gorgeous facility is owned by Hip-Hop's own Nappy Roots.

Check out some photos from the bash:

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Master Gee as Master of Ceremonies.

The one and only Master Gee of the Sugarhill Gang served as one of the day's hosts.

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Remembering Kangol Kid

Kangol Kid's sons got emotional in honoring their late father's work with U.T.F.O.

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Black Business In Full Effect

RTB's own Jazzie Belle got to highlight some of the cool vendors on-hand at Atlantucky Brewing.

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Slick Rick The Ruler

MC Ricky D stepped to the mic and was celebrated as one of the rap game's all-time greats.

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The Chubbster

Chubb Rock made it clear that Hip-Hop doesn't need anyone else's validation as long as we celebrate each other.

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Jazzie Having Fun

For RTB's Instagram Live, Jazzie Belle got to showcase so many unique vendors at the show.

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The Casanova Fly

Grandmaster Caz also served as host for the day.

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Forever Grateful

The message is clear.

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Boombox Cake

Gotta have your cake and hear it, too.

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Hip-Hop Love

So many collectibles available!

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National Hip-Hop Museum's Jeremy Beaver

The NHHM's mission is to celebrate rap's heritage. Props for all that they do.

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Khujo Goodie In the House

Jazzie Belle got to chop it up with the Goodie Mob legend.

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And Kool G Rap Rocks the Stage

The Mafioso rap godfather from Queens took the stage after being inducted alongside his fellow honorees.


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