Hip Hop Evolution


Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.
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S2E4 - New York State of ..

In the early 1990s, a new wave of hardcore East Coast artists emerge..

S2E3 - Do the Knowledge

KRS-One makes his mark at New York's legendary Latin Quarter club. A..

S2E2 - Out the Trunk: The..

In the Bay Area, Too $hort channels pimp culture, MC Hammer becomes ..

S2E1 - The Southern Way

2 Live Crew popularizes the Miami bass sound and scores a victory fo..

S1E4 - The Birth of Gangs..

Ice-T uses Hip-Hop to reflect the violence of Los Angeles and inspir..

S1E3 - The New Guard

Run-DMC ushers in a new era of Hip-Hop. Russell Simmons and Rick Rub..

S1E2 - From The Undergrou..

Hip-Hop crews in the Bronx and Harlem begin to form around the DJs, ..

S1E1 - The Foundation

Bronx-based DJs set Hip-Hop's sonic foundations. MCs, inspired by Af..