January 03: The Arsenio Hall Show Debuts. (1989)

January 03, 1989 – On This Date In Hip-Hop, the Arsenio Hall show made its debut. Man, for you youngin’s out there, The Arsenio Hall Show was THE SHIT! It was one of the 1st Late Night shows geared towards the younger urban audience – the “MTV Generation”. — Who DIDNT Arsenio Hall have on his show? 2pac, Snoop Dogg, Will Smith, Eddie Murphy, Farrakhan, Michelle, Jordan, VanillaIce, Martin, Prince, Madonna, Bill Clinton, Dave Chappelle, NWA, Eazy E, got damn Sammy Davis Jr.

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  1. I still watch the Hip Hop All Stars performance from time to time. It’s crazy how the caliber of performances varied yet stayed unique to their own courses.