Hip Hop Homicides

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  • 2022
  • 1 Season
  • 0.0  (70)

Hip Hop Homicides is a compelling docuseries that takes a deep dive into the unsolved murders of some of hip hop's most talented rising stars. Executive produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and Mona Scott-Young, this show explores the complex true stories behind these tragedies while celebrating the promising lives these artists led.

Premiering on ALLBLK in November 2022, Hip Hop Homicides examines the homicides of both familiar and lesser known artists. Some cases covered include the murders of superstars like Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. as well as those of up-and-coming rappers like Pop Smoke, XXXTentacion, Chinx, and Doe B. The show analyzes key details and evidence from each case, revealing new insights and information. Exclusive interviews with family, friends, journalists, and industry insiders provide intimate perspectives on who these artists were as people.

Over eight episodes, Hip Hop Homicides takes viewers on an eye-opening journey through the violence and tragedy that has profoundly impacted hip hop music. But this show isn't just about mourning lives lost too soon. By celebrating the groundbreaking artistry of rappers like Nipsey Hussle, Drakeo the Ruler, and King Von, it honors their lasting cultural legacy. Their stories reveal how hip hop gives voice to struggle and resilience while offering hope and inspiration.

Hip Hop Homicides is a one-of-a-kind series providing nuanced social commentary on race, violence, legacies interrupted, and the complicated price of fame. It's a powerful reminder of the human lives behind the music and media headlines. From an unflinching look at the East Coast-West Coast rivalry that led to Tupac and Biggie's murders to exploring how Nipsey's vision uplifted LA's Crenshaw community, these illuminating stories humanize hip hop's fallen stars.

This docuseries continues ALLBLK's mission of bringing provocative, meaningful content to Black audiences. Unpacking the epidemic of gun violence against young Black men, Hip Hop Homicides grapples with urgent social issues at the intersection of hip hop and justice. At times the stories are profoundly heartbreaking, but the series also fuels hope for change and honors incredible talent.

Going beyond the sensationalism, Hip Hop Homicides dares to ask difficult questions in the pursuit of truth. But the show ultimately transcends tragedy through the connective power of music. In that spirit, it's a celebration of who these artists were, what they stood for, and the timeless art they left behind. Their enduring memory deserves justice, even as their songs live on.

Hip Hop Homicides is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on November 3, 2022.

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7. MO3
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4. Chinx
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2. King Von
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Pop Smoke
1. Pop Smoke
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Rising star Pop Smoke is gunned down in the Hollywood Hills in what was first labeled a 'robbery gone wrong'... but the scene lacked the usual signs of forced entry and ransacking associated with those crimes. Was this a targeted hit?
Where to Watch Hip Hop Homicides
Hip Hop Homicides is available for streaming on the ALLBLK website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Hip Hop Homicides on demand at Philo, Amazon, Sling and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    November 3, 2022
  • IMDB Rating
    0.0  (70)