For a genre that has supposedly died approximately 847 times, hip-hop has no shortage of superstars these days. But before there was Yeezy, Weezy, Jeezy and everybody else keeping the game vital, there were several generations of emcees who deserve props for carrying the torch.

For a genre that has supposedly died approximately 847 times, hip-hop has no shortage of superstars these days. But before there was Yeezy, Weezy, Jeezy and everybody else keeping the game vital, there were several generations of emcees who deserve props for carrying the torch.

A few of those old-school talents - namely Raekwon, Slick Rick and 8Ball & MJG - have combined for the Original Superstars of Hip-Hop Tour.

Rae's still riding high from his resurgent "Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt. II." The other guys haven't scored a hit in years, but they sure do know how to entertain.