Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World

How Public Enemy's 'Fight The Power' Became an Anthem

Clip: 02/07/2023 | 2m 55s  | Video has closed captioning.

Spike Lee looks to Public Enemy for a song to feature on his new film, 'Do the Right Thing.' 'Fight the Power' becomes a rallying cry in the face of oppression. Featuring Public Enemy's Chuck D, Spike Lee's cinematographer Ernest Dickerson, and academic Dr. Kaye Whitehead.

Aired: 02/07/23

Expires: 02/07/24

Rating: NR

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Chuck D, Lorrie Boula and Yemi Bamiro


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.

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