JOOX delivers the beats and the flow with YO! MTV Raps, showcasing the Asian hip hop scene

Published : Monday, April 15, 2019, 4:00 pm
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HONG KONG, April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Fans who love everything hip hop now have the chance to watch the best, brightest and hottest Asian rappers spit rhymes on heavy beats by livestreaming YO! MTV Raps on JOOX, Asia's most popular music streaming app[1], all over Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Myanmar.

A recent study[2] suggests that hip hop is dominating pop culture globally and is now the most popular music genre in the world, producing most of the chart-toppers in recent years. JOOX is now spreading the infectious beats and lyrical flow even further in Asia via YO! MTV Raps, which celebrates the explosive hip hop culture through its music, fashion and lifestyle.

Named the Best Music or Dance Programme at the inaugural 2018 Asian Academy Creative Awards, YO! MTV Raps will be blasting out new episodes from April 15 to June 10, featuring what's fresh and controversial in the hip-hop landscape as well as sizzling performances from Asian hip hop artists such as Daboyway from Thailand, Kmy Kmo from Malaysia and Dough Boy from Hong Kong, hosted by Singaporean rapper Yung Raja and DJ Kim Lee.

Mark your calendars! Livestream schedules on JOOX are as below:

YO! MTV Raps

April 15, April 29, May 12, May 27, June 10

Hong Kong & Malaysia

8pm local time

Indonesia & Thailand

7pm local time


6:30pm local time

Apart from livestreaming the show, JOOX will also keep fans bouncing to the beat and updated on what's hot in the hip hop scene by featuring up and coming hip hop artists and rappers in live interviews, so hip hop enthusiasts can learn more about their journey and culture. A steady flow of hip hop playlists will also be available on the JOOX app. 

Poshu Yeung, Vice President of Tencent International Business Group, said, "We are proud to be promoting the burgeoning Asian hip hop scene, which is already setting trends in the music streaming industry all over Asia. JOOX always excites fans with a wide range of music genres and music shows, and we are giving them more of the music they love through our partnership with MTV. Being the official streaming partner of YO! MTV Raps further demonstrates our commitment to provide music and culture enthusiasts in Asia more dynamic and rich entertainment content."

Listen to music and watch videos, events and concerts anytime, anywhere! Download JOOX from either the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, or access the JOOX website. Stay tuned for more music and live performances from local and international artists, brought to you by JOOX!

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Download now to start your premium music journey today!

[1] JOOX is the most downloaded music streaming app in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia both on Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Source: App Annie, annual data up to December 2017.


[2] 2017 U.S. Music Year-end Report, Nielsen (

About JOOX

JOOX is a free music app made for music lovers. With an extensive library of hits from all over the world, JOOX connects you to your favourite artists, songs, albums and personalized playlists. Users can discover great new music with recommended songs and radio stations that fit your taste and mood.

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