Netflix continues its stellar slate of original programming and series with the announcement of a new series that will focus on the lives of some of Hip-Hop's biggest stars.
Netflix has teamed up with Mass Appeal Records, promising an all-access look at the scene, from bringing viewers "into the artists' lives with their families and friends, to sitting front row in the studio and grinding on tour, to experience the ecstatic power of moving the crowd".
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"Way back, when hip hop culture was in its gestational phase, the powerful message therein didn't go much further than the five boroughs of New York City".
Produced by Mass Appeal, the new show will dissect hip-hop through the perspectives of prominent artists that include Nas, T.I. "Today, rap music is the heartbeat of Mother Earth, and Netflix is the embodiment of the eyes from which she sees", director Sacha Jenkins noted in a press release. It will be executive produced by Jenkins, Selkow, Peter Brittenbender, Ben Cotner, Zana Lawrence and Lisa Nishimure. "We've been telling hip hop stories since '96, and as natives we feel it is our duty to do the movement justice".
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Jenkins previously directed another project for Mass Appeal on the 1992 L.A. Riots titled Burn, Motherf**cker, Burn.
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