As our friends over at RapFix can certainly attest to, the wide world of hip-hop has evolved into something much more pervasive than they heyday of Tupac and Biggie. Charts are dominated by Lil Wayne and Pitbull, videos of Flo Rida are pumped out en masse and it’s getting harder to keep up with each new artist, album and track. Thankfully, we’ve got some experts who are ready to break it all down for you each week in “Hip Hop POV,” and they definitely know what they’re talking about.
From record execs to music journalists, the five industry panelists featured each Wednesday at midnight will take a critical look at the genre’s movements, dole out exclusive interviews with top artists and give some necessary context to up-and-comers. You’ll get to see it all yourself in a matter of hours, but so that you know exactly who you’re looking at when the show premieres tonight, here’s a quick little cheat sheet of the “POV” hosts:
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