A+E Networks introduced in the present day the premiere of its A&E Unique Podcast “Origins of Hip Hop,” on Wednesday, Might 18th forward of the complementary tv docuseries of the identical title. Hosted by legendary emcee, Grandmaster Caz, the podcast dives deep into core parts of the musical style and its surrounding tradition.
Listeners will hear firsthand accounts of Hip Hop’s beginnings, its battle towards an exploitative company music construction, and the ways in which artistic thinkers turned an underground phenomenon right into a mainstream sensation.
The ten-episode season will embrace interviews with business insiders and specialists similar to Sha-Rock, thought of the primary feminine emcee; Grand Wizzard Theodore, credited with inventing the favored “scratching” approach; and Kurtis Blow, one of many first commercially profitable Hip Hop artists. Grandmaster Caz will even be joined by famend authors, students and journalists to discover the relationships between Hip Hop and subjects like social justice and politics, psychological well being and drug use.
The premiere episode explores how within the late nineteen-seventies, many within the South Bronx turned to non-public automotive firms to fill the gaps left by a crumbling public transportation system. The OJ Automobile Service grew to become a favourite of the rising Hip Hop technology who had been using in OJ Automobiles, buying and selling mixtapes, and hustling to advertise their model on this formative interval.
The podcast will complement the forthcoming eight-part documentary sequence “Origins of Hip Hop” premiering Monday Might thirtieth at 10PM on A&E which is able to discover the origins Busta Rhymes, Eve, Fats Joe, Grandmaster Flash, Ice-T, Ja Rule, Lil Jon, and Uncle Luke as they share the experiences that molded them into legendary artists.
“Origins of Hip Hop” podcast will premiere a brand new episode each Wednesday and might be out there wherever listeners get their podcasts (Apple Spotify Stitcher).
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