Origins of hip-hop

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Lovett, Mandon, television director.
Hatch, Stone, television director.
Brookes, Yemsi, television director.
Nas (Musician), narrator.
Grandmaster Flash, on-screen participant.
New York, NY : A & E Television Networks, [2022].


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2 videodiscs (344 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


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Originally broadcast as an 8-part docuseries on television.
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Wide screen.
Nasir Jones (Nas), Grandmaster Flash, Ice-T, Busta Rhymes, Fat Joe, Ja Rule, Lil Jon, Jay-z.
The eight-part docuseries delves into the compelling, inspiring stories of some of hip-hop's most celebrated and groundbreaking artists in their own words. Narrated by renowned rapper Nas and featuring never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with family, friends, and collaborators, the hour-long episodes chronicle the rise of eight culture-defining hip-hop legends across multiple generations and styles, including Busta Rhymes, Eve, Fat Joe, Grandmaster Flash, Ice-T, Ja Rule, Lil Jon, and Uncle Luke, as they share the experiences that shaped their music and made them icons.
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DVD, wide screen; 2.0 Dolby digital.
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lovett, M., Hatch, S., Brookes, Y., Nas (Musician)., Grandmaster Flash., Ice-T (Musician)., & Busta Rhymes (Musician). (2022). Origins of hip-hop (Widescreen.). A & E Television Networks.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mandon, Lovett et al.. 2022. Origins of Hip-hop. New York, NY: A & E Television Networks.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Mandon, Lovett et al.. Origins of Hip-hop New York, NY: A & E Television Networks, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lovett, Mandon,, et al. Origins of Hip-hop Widescreen., A & E Television Networks, 2022.

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