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Old School Hip Hop

BookingEntertainment.com can act as your personal booking agency to book top Old School Hip-Hop and Rap artists, singers and bands for your corporate event, private party, birthday party, fundraiser, college, fair or festival.

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If you do not see the entertainer that you are looking for on the Old School Hip-Hop and Rap Music roster below, fill out the entertainment request form or e-mail and we will be happy to help you book any Old School Hip-Hop and Rap artist working today.

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Naughty by Nature

 Naughty by Nature Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $25,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Naughty by Nature

Naughty by Nature came together when New Jersey based members Anthony Criss, DJ Kay Gee, Treach, and Vin Rock established the rap group in 1989. Initially called New Style, the group released Independent Leaders in that year, featuring the single “Scuffin’ Those Knees,” and garnered moderate attention. But it was their sophomore effort, 1991’s Naughty by Nature, which featured the smash hit “O.P.P.,” which peaked at the top of the charts, crossing over t...

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Phife Dawg

Phife Dawg Booking Agency
Genre:Hip Hop & RapPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35

Phife Dawg

The American rapper known as Phife Dawg was born in 1970. Phife Dawg rose to fame as a member of the highly successful group A Tribe Called Quest, founded alongside Ali Shaheed Muhammed and Q-Tip. He cites a number of artists who have influenced him in the development of his music, including “old school” artists such as Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, and Luther Vandross, and he has expressed admiration for Mobb Deep.   In addition to his work with Tribe C...

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Public Enemy

Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $75,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Public Enemy

The legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy rose to fame in the mid 1980’s, putting hip-hop on the mainstream map and using their music to express frustrations with race-related issues in America. Formed in 1982, Public Enemy was initially comprised of Professor Griff, Khari Wynn, DJ Lord, Flavor Flav, and Chuck D. Public Enemy burst onto the music scene in 1987 with the critically acclaimed debut album, Yo! Bum Rush the Show, and the rest – as they say – is history.

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Queen Latifah

 Queen Latifah Booking Agent
Genre:R&BDemo:25-35,35-50

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah was born Dana Elaine Owens in 1970 in Newark, New Jersey. While still in high school, Queen Latifah began beat boxing for an all girls group, which led to her joining her own group before a demo of one of her rap songs caught the attention of a producer with Tommy Boy Records. By the late 1980’s, Queen Latifah had signed her first contract and released her debut single, “Wrath of my Madness.” Queen Latifah’s debut album, All Hail the Queen, ...

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Rob Base

 Rob Base Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Rob Base

The hip hop artist known as Rob Base was born Robert Ginyard in 1967. Base rose to prominence as one half of a duo, performing alongside DJ E-Z Rock in the the late 1980’s. Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock met in Harlem, New York, in the 1980’s. The duo first hit the scene with the song “DJ Interview,” an independent release which garnered the act a recording contract with Profile Records....

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Salt N Pepa

Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $75,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Salt N Pepa

The hip-hop trio known as Salt-N-Pepa rose to fame in the mid 1980’s with the smash hit “Push It.” Salt-N-Pepa was first established in 1985, with members Cheryl James (“Salt”), Sandra Denton (“Pepa”), and Deidra Roper (“DJ Spinderella.”) As the first all-female hip-hop/rap group, the women relied on sexually charged performances and frank dialogue which explored such subjects from the female perspective. Even today, Salt-N-Pepa is reco...

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Sir Mix a-Lot

 Sir Mix a-Lot Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $25,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Sir Mix a-Lot

Sir Mix-a-Lot was born Anthony Ray in 1963 and founded the Nastymix label in the late 1980’s. By 1987, Mix-a-Lot had released his first hit, “Posse on Broadway,” and within a year of its release came his debut album, Swass. The album went on to see platinum status and spawned a number of hits for the artist, many of which have now become iconic in the history of rap music. Following his initial success, Sir Mix-a-Lot signed to the Def American label in the earl...

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Slick Rick

 Slick Rick Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:35-50

Slick Rick

The British-American rapper known as Slick Rick was born Ricky Martin Lloyd Walters in 1965 in London, England. When Rick was about ten years old, his family moved to the United States, settling in the New York area. Rick was drawn to the performing arts from a young age, and while living in the Bronx he attended the Laguardia High School of Music & Art. Initially, Rick focused on the visual arts, but after ...

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Tone Loc

 Tone Loc Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Tone Loc

Tone Loc was born Anthony Terrell Smith in 1966 in Los Angeles, California. As a young man, Tone Loc was a member of the notorious street gang, the Crips. Thankfully, he realized his potential as a musician and turned his life around, shifting his focus to rap music instead of street crime. Tone Loc’s debut album, Loc-ed After Dark, was released in 1989 to instant success, rising to the top of the charts. The follow-up, Cool Hand Loc (1991) was equally successful, the sing...

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Vanilla Ice

 Vanilla Ice Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $25,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Vanilla Ice

Vanilla Ice was born Robert Matthew Van Winkle in 1967 in Texas. As a teenager, Vanilla Ice found himself enthralled with hip-hop music, rap, and breakdancing; his iconic breakthrough song, “Ice Ice Baby” was actually written when he was only sixteen years old. It would be another few years before Vanilla Ice would break through in the music business, however, since his late teen years were occupied with a successful motocross career, earning him multiple Grand National Champio...

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Young MC

Young MC Booking Agent
Genre:Old School Hip HopPrice:Under $15,000Demo:25-35,35-50

Young MC

The rapper and actor known as Young MC was born Marvin Young in 1967 in London. When Young MC was only eight, he moved to New York with his family and although he discovered a love of music as a child, he went on to graduate from high school and college, majoring in economics, before discovering his calling. While in college, Young MC began associating with a number of rap musicians, eventually leading him to Tone Loc, with whom he collaborated on the songs “Funky Cold Med...

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Old School Hip Hip Booking Agency

Old School Hip Hip groups consist of performers and groups from the 70's and 80's.  Although most of these famous Old School Hip Hip groups don't release new product, they have great success as touring acts booking public concerts in clubs around the world.  The booking fee for Old School Hip Hip acts can start at $5,000, with booking prices for Old School Hip Hip groups going to about $75,000.  Booking Old School Hip Hip acts for corporate events has become a big business since booking Old School Hip Hip bands allows companies to associate their brand with the the often cool and hip Old School Hip Hip performers or groups.  Booking Old School Hip Hip acts for corporate events tends to cater to a wide demographic from 20 – 60 and tends to appeal to both white and African American audiences.  The younger generation grew up with Hip Hop as a mainstream music and the 35-60 year old demographic grew up with Old School Hip Hip hits on Top 40 radio since the late 70's.  Booking fees for Old School Hip Hip groups are usually lower than the prices for booking current Hip Hip and Rap acts.  Booking famous Old School Hip Hip bands for private parties or booking Old School Hip Hip bands for fundraisers is also gaining in popularity.  Booking famous Old School Hip Hop bands for youth oriented parties including booking Old School Hip Hop groups for sweet 16 parties or booking Old School Hip Hop groups for Bar Mitzvahs and Bat Mitzvahs has become a thriving business gaining in popularity over the last decade. Our Old School Hip Hip booking agents get numerous requests for prices for Old School Hip Hip acts, with our agents for Old School Hip Hip groups quoting fees for Old School Hip Hip groups daily to buyers around the world.  Old School Hip Hop acts also usually require minimal production requirements and travel in small groups of 2 – 6 people, keeping flights and hotel accommodations at a minimum.

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