‘Grandmaster Flash Plays Hip-Hop Web Awards,’ MTV News

At the 1999 Online Hip-Hop Awards, the Hieroglyphics won big in two categories.

Originally published on
March 31, 1999
9:18 PM

Written by MTV News Staff

The legendary Grandmaster Flash performed at the 1999 Online Hip-Hop Awards show, held at Tramps in New York City on Tuesday night.

Winners of the award, honoring hip-hop websites and webmasters, included:

  • Hieroglyphics (Best Artist Website and Online Hip-Hop Award of the Year*)
  • Hip-Hop Dot Com (Best Website Dedicated to the Art of Emceeing)
  • Funkmaster Flex (Best Website Dedicated to the Art of Turntablism/DJing)
  • Hip-Hop Site (Website of the Year)

The event was co-produced and broadcast by SonicNet and featured performances by Canibus, Jeru the Damaja, and Naughty by Nature. Some proceeds from the event will go to MOUSE, a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides volunteer manpower and technical support to wire inner-city public schools.

* A correction has been made to the article, which had erroneously reported that Hieroglyphics won for “Best Website Dedicated to the Art of Graffiti.”

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