Hip-Hop Evolution (2016– )
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The Foundation 

Bronx-based DJs set Hip-Hop's sonic foundations. MCs, inspired by African American oral traditions, create the modern template for rap music, culminating with the emergence of Hip-Hop's first crew, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.

Directors:

Darby Wheeler, Sam Dunn (co-director) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kool Herc ... Himself
Afrika Bambaataa ... Himself
Grandmaster Flash ... Himself
Melle Mel ... Himself
Grandmaster Caz Grandmaster Caz ... Himself
DJ Disco Wiz DJ Disco Wiz ... Himself
DJ Jazzy Jay DJ Jazzy Jay ... Himself
Grandmixer Dxt Grandmixer Dxt ... Himself
Kurtis Blow ... Himself
Kool Moe Dee Kool Moe Dee ... Himself
Grand Wizard Theodore Grand Wizard Theodore ... Himself
D.J. Hollywood D.J. Hollywood ... Himself
Fab 5 Freddy ... Himself
Sugarhill Gang ... Themselves
Russell Simmons ... Himself
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Storyline

Bronx-based DJs set Hip-Hop's sonic foundations. MCs, inspired by African American oral traditions, create the modern template for rap music, culminating with the emergence of Hip-Hop's first crew, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.

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Documentary | Music

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Release Date:

4 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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Noah
Written by Orville Brooks, Ted Brooks, Caleb Ginyard & George McFadden
Performed by The Jubalaires
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