Naughty By Nature / Sugarhill GangAired on Sep 23, 2023
We travel back to the very beginning of Hip Hop when Ice-T directs field collector Cipha Sounds to visit with the first rap recording group, Sugarhill Gang. Cipha attempts to obtain the original test pressing of the first rap record on vinyl, “Rapper’s Delight.” Meanwhile, field collector Yo-Yo meets up with Treach of Naughty By Nature to secure items representing their incredible run.
Run DMC/ Soulja BoyAired on Sep 23, 2023
LL COOL J helps bridge the gap between old and new school in this search for iconic Hip Hop memorabilia. Field collector Cipha Sounds tracks down artifacts from the legendary Hip Hop group, Run DMC, while also paying tribute to the late Jam Master Jay. And the hunt continues when Yo-Yo visits the rap artist who helped usher in the digital age of music, Soulja Boy.
Biz Markie/Master PAired on Sep 16, 2023
Ice-T honors the golden age of Hip Hop as he leads the hunt to find items from the late clown prince of Hip Hop, Biz Markie. Museum curators, Pete Nice and Paradise Gray meet up with Biz’s wife to trade stories and see what treasures they can procure. Plus, field collector Cipha Sounds visits with Hip Hop mogul Master P in search of the gold tank from his “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!” music video.
Flavor Flav/ Ceelo Green/ The Furious FiveAired on Sep 09, 2023
LL COOL J leads the team on a hunt to find treasures from Hip Hop royalty. While Yo-Yo visits Flavor Flav who showcases his legendary clock collection, Cipha Sounds attempts to secure an iconic costume from the multi-talented artist, CeeLo Green. Meanwhile, curators Pete Nice and Paradise Gray reunite with Melle Mel and Scorpio from the Furious 5 to procure the turntable that started it all.
Fat Joe / Digital UndergroundAired on Sep 02, 2023
Ice-T leads the search to find lost treasures representing two of the biggest Hip Hop anthems of all time. While field collector Cipha Sounds meets up with Bronx Native and Hip Hop legend, Fat Joe to procure memorabilia symbolizing his illustrious career and Yo-Yo sets out to find the museum’s biggest artifact yet when she visits members of Digital Underground.
DMXAired on Aug 26, 2023
LL COOL J guides the search for iconic memorabilia from the unforgettable Hip Hop icon, DMX. Cipha Sounds meets up with Jadakiss and the Ruff Ryder’s founder, Waah Dean, to uncover a goldmine of lost treasures, including one of the rapper’s coveted rhyme books and a lowrider car honoring Aaliyah. Plus, DMX’s former wife, Tashera Simmons, helps honor the legacy of the late rapper.
Ice-T + CoolioAired on Aug 19, 2023
In this special episode, Ice-T directs field collector, Yo-Yo, to meet up with platinum selling rapper Coolio and procure memorabilia from his distinguished career. Coolio’s meeting with Yo-Yo becomes his final television appearance before his tragic passing. The special journey continues when Cipha Sounds sets out to find artifacts honoring our very own Hip Hop pioneer, Ice-T, including the drum machine that helped create his original sound.
The Notorious B.I.G.Aired on Aug 12, 2023
In hopes of building the world’s largest Hip Hop collection, LL COOL J and the Universal Hip Hop Museum team set out to find iconic artifacts from one of the most prolific and revered Hip Hop artists of all time, The Notorious B.I.G. With the help of his family (T’yanna, C.J. Wallace and Faith Evans) and Biggie’s protege, Lil’ Cease, the team searches for the rapper’s most prized possessions, including the iconic crown.