Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World

Where the Spirit of Hip Hop Originated

Clip: 01/31/2023 | 2m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

Chuck D takes us back to the start of the 60s, where the spirit of Hip Hop originated. The deaths of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Vietnam War begin to shape the nation, and have a profound impact on Chuck D and his community.

Aired: 01/31/23

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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