Video: 15 Years of The Halftime Show

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

For 15 years The Halftime Show with DJ Eclipse and DJ Riz on WNYU’s 89.1 FM has been holding down underground Rap radio in NYC and filling the void left by The Stretch Armstrong & Bobbito Show. Tonight they will celebrate a decade and a half on the air with a special anniversary event at Le Poisson Rouge that will feature sets from Stretch, DJ Premier and others. As a tribute to the show, they put together this retrospective detailing the early days of The Halftime show with interviews from Eclipse, Riz and Stretch and freestyle footage of Rhymefest (spitting the original “Jesus Walks”), Immortal Technique, Sean Price, Lord Tariq and Akinyele.

Hit the jump for the flyer for tonight’s show.

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