John Humphrys joins the Radio 1Xtra crew
Radio 4’s John Humphrys will host a special edition of Mastermind on BBC Radio 1Xtra as part of celebration of Hip-Hop.
Hip-Hop Month includes a Hip-Hop themed edition of Mastermind, where 1Xtra DJs Semtex, Target and A.Dot alongside rapper Lethal B will brave the famous black chair of the BBC2 programme. The Radio 4 Today Programme host will quiz the four contestants on their Hip-Hop themed specialist subject and Hip-Hop general knowledge in-front of a studio audience.
Hip-Hop Mastermind will be available on Monday 22nd September on BBC iPlayer.
Features across the month also include MistaJam investigating the seminal Hip-Hop albums from 1994 in his weekday show on 1Xtra (Mon-Thurs 7-10pm), 48 hours of strictly Hip-Hop across the weekend of 6th and 7th September and replays of archive interviews from some of Hip-Hops biggest stars with 1Xtra’s resident Hip-Hop guru, DJ Semtex.