Celebrating 50 Years of Hip-Hop with THE QUESTIONS Trivia Game
The year 2023 is an exciting time to be a hip-hop fan. As we celebrate the culture’s 50th birthday, casual listeners and die-hard purists, test your hip-hop knowledge in this 300-card trivia spinoff from the live game show, THE QUESTIONS!
Which Judd Apatow film stars Eminem as himself?
Which Broadway Musical was sampled by Jay-Z in his 1998 hit “Hard Knock Life”?
Prove your hip-hop trivia mastery in this game written and developed by music and TV producer Sean Kantrowitz. These 300 fun facts and imaginative wild cards cover not just the music but the many ways hip-hop has influenced the most important films, TV shows, commercials, live events, and headlines of pop culture.
In its previous iterations as a livestream show and podcast, THE QUESTIONS has welcomed more than 100 celebrity guests, including Bun B, Just Blaze, Questlove, Warren G, Russell Peters, Peter Rosenberg, Bahamadia, Open Mike Eagle, and Del the Funky Homosapien—testing their trivia skills and sharing their perspectives as fans of the music.
Hip-hop has been the soundtrack for the past 50 years of American life. And whether you still rock A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, and The Roots or stream Cardi B, Beyoncé, and Megan Thee Stallion every day, THE QUESTIONS will have something to challenge, entertain, and inspire you and your crew.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
As the host and primary writer of The Questions, Sean Kantrowitz is a certified hip hop brainiac. Sean occupies both music and media spaces—he is a musician and music producer who has worked on projects (many of which have been Grammy-nominated) by Dr. Dre, Sia, Rhymesayers Entertainment, Murs, Demi Lovato, and Kelly Clarkson. In the world of television, Sean has also produced several shows (many of them music-centric) for CBS, Amazon, and TNT, featuring the likes of Method Man, Snoop Dogg, and Kacey Musgraves. He also served on an unofficial advisory committee to Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, suggesting the (frequently pun/music nerd-reference-heavy) personalized walk-on music for The Roots to play for dozens of the iconic program’s guests.