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Missy Elliott, Future, De La Soul and more to perform at 2023 Grammys for 50th anniversary of hip-hop celebration

02 February 2023, 16:07 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

It's been revealed that this weekend's Grammy Awards will feature a segment celebrating 50 years of hip-hop, and Missy Elliott, Future, De La Soul and many others and confirmed to take part.

This Sunday the 2023 Grammy Awards takes place at LA's Arena, and ahead of the ceremony it's been revealed that the show will feature a segment celebrating 50 years of hip-hop.

Pitchfork reports that hip-hop will be celebrated with a huge performance featuring Missy Elliott, Future, De La Soul, Busta Rhymes, Big Boi, Spliff Star, De La Soul, DJ Drama, DJ Jazzy Jeff, GloRilla, Grandmaster Flash, Grandmaster Mele Mel, Scorpio, Ice-T, Lil Baby, Lil Wayne, the Lox, Method Man, Nelly, Public Enemy, Queen Latifah, Rahiem, Rakim, Run-D.M.C., Salt-N-Pepa and Spinderella, Scarface, Swizz Beatz and Too $hort.

Harvey Mason Jr., CEO of the Recording Academy, said, "For five decades, hip-hop has not only been a defining force in music, but a major influence on our culture. It’s contributions to art, fashion, sport, politics, and society cannot be overstated. I’m so proud that we are honouring it in such a spectacular way on the Grammy stage. It is just the beginning of our year-long celebration of this essential genre of music."

Harry Styles, Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Sam Smith and Kim Petras, Brandi Carlile, Lizzo, Steve Lacy and Luke Combs are also due to perform at this year's Grammys.

The 2023 Grammys will take place this Sunday, 5 February. Visit for more information.

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