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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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Series cast summary:
Shad Shad ...  Himself - Presenter 8 episodes, 2016-2018
LL Cool J ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2016
Alonzo Williams ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2016
Melle Mel ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Grandmaster Caz Grandmaster Caz ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
DJ Jazzy Jay DJ Jazzy Jay ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Kurtis Blow ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Kool Moe Dee Kool Moe Dee ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Russell Simmons ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Darryl McDaniels ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Dan Charnas Dan Charnas ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Kevin Powell Kevin Powell ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Nelson George ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Big Daddy Kane ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2016
Kool Herc ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Afrika Bambaataa ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Grandmaster Flash ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
DJ Disco Wiz DJ Disco Wiz ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Grandmixer Dxt Grandmixer Dxt ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Grand Wizard Theodore Grand Wizard Theodore ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
D.J. Hollywood D.J. Hollywood ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Fab 5 Freddy ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Sugarhill Gang ...  Themselves 2 episodes, 2016
Joe Conzo Joe Conzo ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Coke La Rock Coke La Rock ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Chuck D ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016-2018
Cheo Hodari Coker ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016-2018
DJ Premier DJ Premier ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016-2018
Tim Langton Tim Langton ...  (Additional voice talent) / ... 2 episodes, 2016-2018
Marley Marl Marley Marl ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016-2018
Faith Newman ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2016-2018
Prince Paul ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016-2018
Roxanne Shanté ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2016-2018
Sal Abbatiello Sal Abbatiello ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Bill Adler Bill Adler ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Claire Armstrong ...  Newscaster 2 episodes, 2016
Ice Cube ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Ice-T ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2016
Phil Liberbaum Phil Liberbaum ...  Newscaster 2 episodes, 2016
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2018-2019
Lil' Cease Lil' Cease ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2018-2019
Lil' Kim ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2018-2019
Q-Tip ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2018
Busta Rhymes ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2018
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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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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Эволюция хип-хопа See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Producer Sam Dunn had previously completed a documentary called Metal: A Headbanger's Journey which explored the evolution of heavy metal music and attempted to categorize and classify the various bands and subgenres of heavy metal. This documentary was produced in a similar style and approach although with less structured classification and an obvious focus on hip-hop music. See more »

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A great collection of hip hop history.
31 December 2018 | by dude-66550See all my reviews

Today's generation need to understand the roots and history of hip Hop and I feel this documentary does a good job of showing how hip hop developed within its own lifespan. I'm happy there wasn't too much emphasis on the pac/biggie quarrel and program really shows you where hip hop started from. Only down point to this is I feel there should have been a series 3 to cover more content about hip hop.


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