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Hip-Hop Evolution 

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MC and journalist Shad Kabango meets with Hip-Hop's biggest stars to retrace how Hip-Hop became the world's most popular music, but realizes that Hip-Hop's true legacy is something much more profound.
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Shad Shad ...  Himself - Presenter 8 episodes, 2016-2018
LL Cool J ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2016
Alonzo Williams ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2016
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MC and journalist Shad Kabango meets with Hip-Hop's biggest stars to retrace how Hip-Hop became the world's most popular music, but realizes that Hip-Hop's true legacy is something much more profound.

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4 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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An Honest Review
28 January 2019 | by generationofswineSee all my reviews

OK, in the title it has the word EVOLUTION.

Unfortunately it's broken into regions. East and west and Chicago and Atlanta and...

That doesn't work for someone like me that really doesn't follow hip-hop, but loves most music and wants to learn about it's evolution.

Here and there you get little beeds on knoweldge, like how it originated from Funk, how a lot of the stars I have heard about came from this or that club, how it has roots with the Black Panthers...

...but none of that is presented in a way that you can look at the series and understand how it moved to become what it is.

I mean, I am from the 90s, I understand the East Coast/West Coast thing. I get that, but I also get that hip-hop had to originate and evolve to even get to that, and that evolution is why I watched the series.

It's cool that I learned things about an art form I really don't pay attention to, I just wish they would have on how hip-hop actually evolved as a whole before they did the regional thing.


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