Hip-Hop Evolution (2016– )
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The Underground to the Mainstream 

Hip-Hop crews in the Bronx and Harlem begin to form around the DJs, but these pioneering groups never record any music. It would take R&B veterans to see the genre's commercial potential and create Hip-Hop's first hit, "Rapper's Delight."

Directors:

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

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Episode credited cast:
Sal Abbatiello Sal Abbatiello ... Himself
Bill Adler Bill Adler ... Himself
Charlie Ahearn Charlie Ahearn ... Himself
Claire Armstrong ... Newscaster (voice)
Afrika Bambaataa ... Himself
Big Daddy Kane ... Himself
Kurtis Blow ... Himself
Dan Charnas Dan Charnas ... Himself
Joe Conzo Joe Conzo ... Himself
DJ Disco Wiz DJ Disco Wiz ... Himself
Grandmixer Dxt Grandmixer Dxt ... Himself
Fab 5 Freddy ... Himself
Nelson George ... Himself
Grand Wizard Theodore Grand Wizard Theodore ... Himself
Grandmaster Caz Grandmaster Caz ... Himself
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Hip-Hop crews in the Bronx and Harlem begin to form around the DJs, but these pioneering groups never record any music. It would take R&B veterans to see the genre's commercial potential and create Hip-Hop's first hit, "Rapper's Delight."

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Documentary | Music

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Release Date:

12 September 2016 (USA) See more »

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