Sunday, April 28, 2013

HIP HOP: THE FURIOUS FORCE OF RHYMES by Smithsonian Channel


HIP HOP: THE FURIOUS FORCE OF RHYMES

Hip Hop has evolved from a musical genre into one of the most influential movements of the 21st Century, affecting the way people dress, speak, and even think. Follow the journey from its birth in the Bronx in the '70s, to the time when rap, DJ-ing, break dancing, and graffiti took over New York City and defined a generation. See how the music and its message expanded to inner cities all over the world, including Paris, Berlin, Dakar and the Palestinian territories, and how it became the universal language for people who didn't have a voice.




Hip Hop: Furious Force of Rhymes: Sneak Peek

Follow the hip-hop beat, from its roots in the Bronx 30 years ago to its journey to cities all over the world.




Graffiti at the Smithsonian

Hip Hop's visual component, graffiti art was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery and plays a role in the cultural history chronicled in our documentary, Hip Hop: The Furious Force of Rhymes.

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