Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World
After Hurricane Katrina Hit, Hip Hop Stars Stepped Up
Clip: 02/21/2023 | 2m 40s
Hip Hop community stands up for Hurricane Katrina victims, many of whom feel abandoned by their government following a lackluster response to the crisis. Lil Wayne recounts personal experience of losing his family in the storm (in archive). Chuck D and Killer Mike also describe watching the catastrophe unfold. Also featuring Dr. Kaye Whitehead and Hip Hop journalist journalist Rodney Carmichael.
Aired: 02/21/23 |
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