For a night, Manila will be the center of Asia’s music industry as Quirino Grandstand hosts top hip hop performers at the MTV Music Evolution 2015 on May 17.
MTV Music Evolution is a live music event that will feature the evolution of a music genre and enable young people to experience and discover how music styles and sounds have evolved over the years.
The 2015 edition focuses on hip hop, showcasing iconic and contemporary hip hop acts from both international and local music scenes on a single stage, while featuring the best of Philippine music and culture to international youth audiences.
The event is supported by the Department of Tourism and Tourism Promotions Board, and is included in the roster of shows for Visit the Philippines Year 2015.
The lineup on the Sunday night includes YG, DJ Mustard, Naughty by Nature, Gloc-9, and Abra. Performing for the first time in Asia, both YG and DJ Mustard are expected to bring some of the hottest new sounds to the hip hop scene with their West Coast flavor.
MTV Music Evolution 2015 will open its doors at 3 p.m., with the event commencing at 7 p.m. It will be recorded live for global telecast under the MTV World Stage global series.