Hip Hop Uncovered

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  • TV-MA
  • 2021
  • 1 Season
  • 7.5  (291)

Set against 40 years of music history, Hip Hop Uncovered takes a deep dive into the paradox of America's criminalization of the genre and its fascination with the street culture that created it and still exists within it. Instead of telling the story of hip hop from the top down, The series tells the story from the streets up, as it reveals the untold story of how America's streets helped shape hip hop culture from an expression of survival and defiance into music's most dominant genre.

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Seasons
Victory Lap
6. Victory Lap
February 26, 2021
Our contributors become modern-day Robin Hoods as they change their communities for the better through leadership. As 2020 is ushered in, hip hop now faces its largest challenge yet. Will it be the voice of the oppressed during historic times?
Industry Rule Number 4080: Record Company People Are Shady
5. Industry Rule Number 4080: Record Company People Are Shady
February 26, 2021
With hip-hop becoming the world's most popular music genre, the OGs find themselves facing a dilemma: join the establishment or keep to the code of the street.
Things Just Ain't The Same For Gangstas
4. Things Just Ain't The Same For Gangstas
February 19, 2021
As the drug game dried up in the streets, a new hustle emerged...hip hop. After time in prison, we catch up with the five main contributors.
Sh*t's Real
3. Sh*t's Real
February 19, 2021
Our OGs get more involved with the music. They learn the details of management, producing and developing artists. However, their pasts catch up to them. By the 1992 civil unrest in Los Angeles, the main contributors found themselves doing time.
Cash Rules Everything Around Me
2. Cash Rules Everything Around Me
February 12, 2021
Our OGs learn to hustle, hoping to make a better life for their families. The lessons they learn provide them unique business acumen that will one day serve them in the music business.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
February 12, 2021
Hip Hop Uncovered introduces five main contributors (Big U, Deb, Trick Trick, Bimmy and Haitian Jack). They are the unsung heroes of hip hop's legacy. They are the men and women who worked in the shadows to affect hip hop at the highest levels.
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Set against 40 years of music history, Hip Hop Uncovered takes a deep dive into the paradox of America's criminalization of the genre and its fascination with the street culture that created it and still exists within it. Instead of telling the story of hip hop from the top down, The series tells the story from the streets up, as it reveals the untold story of how America's streets helped shape hip hop culture from an expression of survival and defiance into music's most dominant genre.

Hip Hop Uncovered is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on February 12, 2021.

Where to Watch Hip Hop Uncovered

Hip Hop Uncovered is available for streaming on the FX website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Hip Hop Uncovered on demand at Amazon, Hulu, Vudu and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    February 12, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (291)