HIP HOP: THE SONGS THAT SHOOK AMERICA

  • Documentary
  • 6 episodes X 60 minutes

From executive producers Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, Shawn Gee and Alex Gibney, each episode of this new documentary series focuses on a groundbreaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture.

The show is frequently terrific, and it works best when it's diving headlong into the granular details of a song's origins and compositional history” – Jack Hamilton, Slate

They approach their topic with the wisdom of musicologists, the storytelling prowess of raconteurs, and the intensity of true nerds” – Troy Patterson, The New Yorker

Featuring

Questlove, John Legend, Pharrell Williams, LL Cool J, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte

Production

Jigsaw

HIP HOP: THE SONGS THAT SHOOK AMERICA
CBC GEM
Launches:

February 1

 

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