MTA releases new MetroCards inspired by 50th anniversary of hip-hop
The MTA is commemorating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop with new MetroCards. A total of 40,000 cards will feature portraits of famous hip-hop artists like LL Cool J and Pop Smoke.
The MTA says they will only be available through vending machines at certain stations. The LL Cool J cards will be at Forest Hills E, F, M and R subways. The Pop Smoke cards are available at Canarsie-Rockaway Parkway L train and the New Lots Avenue 3 train subway station.
The MTA also says 40,000 more cards will become available this month systemwide. Those cards will feature icons like Rakim and Cam'ron.