80,000 MetroCards will be Available at Stations Throughout the System
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced commemorative MetroCards will be available throughout the subway system as part of a collaboration with Universal Music Enterprises and Hip Hop At 50 – Honoring 50 Years of Hip Hop: A Legacy of Rhythm, Revolution, and Soul.
40,000 MetroCards featuring portraits of New York hip-hop icons LL Cool J and Pop Smoke will be available for purchase starting on Saturday, August 5 on a first come, first serve basis. Cards will be available only at MetroCard vending machines — which accept credit and debit cards as well as cash — at the following stations:
LL Cool J: Forest Hills
Pop Smoke: Canarsie-Rockaway Pkwy and New Lots Av
40,000 MetroCards featuring New York hip-hop legends Rakim and Cam’ron will be available later this month.