Incorporating three original tracks by artist Prince Paul the sophisticated game is introduced by Fab 5 Freddy, former host of ‘Yo! MTV Raps’, who will give inductees a quick crash course in hip-hop history as well as showing them around the record deck.
Of course, no doodle would be complete without a custom Google logo and this latest twist doesn’t disappoint with graffiti artist Cey Adams brought on board to give the search giant a bit of street cred.
YouTube’s global head of music, former Def Jam president Lyor Cohen, wrote: “Hip-hop has done exactly what its founders set out to do, whether wittingly or unwittingly. It placed an accessible culture, relatable to any marginalized group in the world, at the forefront of music. In that spirit, here’s to BILLIONS of people getting a brief reminder that ’Yes, yes y’all! And it WON’T stop!'”
Anyone wishing to take the doodle for a spin will have 40 hours to do so before it is archived.