A&E Network announced the upcoming premiere of “Hip Hop Treasures” on August 12. The show, hosted by LL Cool J and Ice T, follows the search for lost hip hop memorabilia over the years. They work with field collectors and museum curators, like Cipha Sounds, Yo-Yo, Paradise Gray, and Peter Nice, to uncover items made famous by iconic hip hop artists, such as The Notorious B.I.G.’s jersey from the “Juicy” video, Flavor Flav’s clocks, and DMX’s Aaliyah car.

The series offers a behind-the-scenes look at the people and items that shaped the cultural phenomenon of Hip Hop. Some of the discovered memorabilia will be displayed at The Universal Hip Hop Museum, scheduled to open to the public in 2024. Viewers will enjoy personal stories from LL Cool J and Ice T, as well as exclusive access to other prominent figures in the music industry, providing a nostalgic journey through hip hop history.

A&E Network, Pulse Films, LL Cool J’s Rock The Bells, and The Universal Hip Hop Museum have formed an exclusive partnership to honor music legends and bring back their iconic items to the birthplace of hip hop culture. The show “Hip Hop Treasures,” produced by Pulse Films and Rock The Bells for A&E Network, will premiere on August 12 at 10pm ET/PT. It is executive produced by Erica Hanson, Tracey Baker-Simmons, Andrena Hale, and Mira King. Paradise Gray and Pete Nice are also executive producers, along with Elaine Frontain Bryant, Shelly Tatro, and Jonathan Partridge. The series will be available for streaming on the A&E app and aetv.com.