Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World
The First Socially Conscious Hip Hop Hit
Clip: 01/31/2023 | 3m 5s
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five's hit 'The Message' spoke to how people were truly living and feeling. Melle Mel gives background to the lyrics he rapped in the song.
Aired: 01/31/23 |
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The Birth Of Hip Hop
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Chuck D, Lorrie Boula and Yemi Bamiro
PBS spoke with Executive Producers Chuck D and Lorrie Boula, and Series Director Yemi Bamiro, about the evolution of Hip Hop, its influence on popular culture, the next generation, and more.Read More
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