The top 10 moments in Summer Jam history

It all began in June 1994, when Hot 97 hosted its first Summer Jam. Queen Latifah, A Tribe Called Quest, and Nas were just a few of the legendary acts to hit the stage and blaze the trail for upcoming emcees.

Fast forward 20 years later, and Summer Jam is still one of, if not the most anticipated hip-hop concert in New York City.

Take a trip back in music history and re-live 10 of Summer Jam’s most memorable moments.