What Ever Happened to Hip Hop?
54 minutes / Ages 13+ / 2010 / United States of America / Average:
A documentary that studies the evolution of hip hop from its origination to its current commercial form.
Overcoming the odds, the originators of hip hop took their music from block parties on New York City streets to worldwide radio waves. During the early years, the music and message reached new heights by exploring humanity, politics, and street life, while keeping it real and having fun.
But what ever happened to hip hop? Currently the most pervasive music worldwide, its roots have been forgotten, its message perverted.
Cast: George Clinton
: Kool Keith
: Slick RIck
: KRS One
: MC Lyte
: Busy Bee
: Afrika Bambaataa