The same week New Orleans hosts its inaugural Underground Hip-Hop Awards (7 p.m. Tuesday at the Howlin' Wolf), the Legends of Hip-Hop — a national tour boasting a rotating cast of 1980s heavyweights — makes a pit stop for its lifetime-achievement statues. The lineup is MC Lyte (pictured), Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane and Yo Yo. 8 p.m. Sat. UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., 280-7222. www.arena.uno.edu. Tickets $45-$65.