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Origins of hip-hop / directed by Yemsi Brookes, Mandon Lovett, Slane Hatch.


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.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 344 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, 2022.
Subject: Rap (Music) > History.
Rap musicians > History.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Consortium of Ohio Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Galion Library.


  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Galion Library DVD 781.649 ORIG (Text) 35920505778645 Adult DVD Available -

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