Originaltitel: Hip-Hop Evolution
TV-bolag: HBO Canada
Längd per avsnitt: 60 min min
HIP-HOP EVOLUTION travels back to 1970s Bronx and Harlem, unveiling how hip-hop evolved from its beginnings as a New York house-party experiment, to the global phenomenon it is today, and more importantly, how it created a voice for the disenfranchised.
Acclaimed Canadian MC and media personality Shad Kabango guides viewers through the evolution of the genre, travelling through NYC’s boroughs to speak with hip-hop’s originators and biggest stars. The power-house documentary... (TheTVDB)
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Bronx-based DJs set Hip-Hops sonic foundations. MCs, inspired by African American oral traditions, create the modern template for rap music, culminating with the emergence of Hip-Hops first crew, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.
From The Underground to The Mainstream
Hip-Hop crews in the Bronx and Harlem begin to form around the DJs, but these pioneering groups never record any music. It would take R&B veterans to see the genre’s commercial potential and create Hip-Hops first hit, Rappers Delight.
The New Guard
The New Guard
Run-DMC ushers in a new era of Hip-Hop. Russell Simmons and Rick Rubin build Hip-Hops first empire, Def Jam. An unknown producer finds a new way to make beats and launches Hip-Hops Golden Age, culminating in the epic fury of Public Enemy.
The Birth of Gangsta Rap
The Birth of...
Ice-T uses Hip-Hop to reflect the violence of Los Angeles and inspires a new form of Hip-Hop: Gangsta Rap. N.W.A’s first album, Straight Outta Compton, shocks America. After the LA Rebellion, Dr. Dre makes The Chronic, and creates Hip-Hop’s first hardcore pop record.