MTV Base is a digital pay- TV music channels from the UK with a focus on genres such as rap, hip-hop, R'n'B and reggae. In addition, reality formats of the parent channel MTV One will occasionally aired, which might be relevant to the target group, such as Pimp My Ride.
First broadcast was on July 1, 1999. Until 7 March 2008, the transmitter was received via the MTV Tune Inn Package in Germany, before the program position by MTV Dance was adopted. In addition to the English version since February 2005 there is a version for sub-Saharan Africa, which receives only African MTV program also other genres such as rock in the playlists. In addition, since 21 December 2007, a French version, which serves the domestic music market.
Logo until September 2013