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Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World
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Public Enemy’s Chuck D

Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World


Tuesdays, Jan. 31, Feb. 14 & 21, at 9 PM and Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 10 PM 
Wednesdays, Feb. 1, 15 & 22, at 2 AM and Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 3 AM

FUSION (WNEO 45.2 / WEAO 49.2):

Saturdays, Feb. 11 to March 4, at 10 PM


Featuring firsthand accounts from some of rap’s most integral players, this production recounts the origins of this bold and revolutionary art form through the voices of those who were there at the beginning, creating an anthology of how hip hop became a cultural phenomenon against the backdrop of American history. 

Weaving together interconnected moments via intimate interviews and archival footage, the docuseries explores how hip hop quickly created a provocative narrative of America.


Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 9 PM
The Foundation

Discover the factors that led to the birth of Hip Hop and its first socially conscious hit The Message by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five in 1982.


Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 9 PM
Under Siege

Explore the 1980s and the birth of Hip Hop as social commentary in the Reagan Era with the emergence of artists like Public Enemy, KRS-One, Ice-T and NWA.


Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 9 PM
Culture Wars

Experience the 1990s during the Clinton years and the unstoppable rise in popularity of Hip Hop, which becomes a force that is attacked by all sides of the political establishment.


Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 10 PM
Still Fighting

Follow the evolution of Hip Hop as its artists turn into multimillionaires and successful entrepreneurs. As a cultural phenomenon, Hip Hop continues to change history and is adopted as the voice of protest around the world. 

Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World


Expires: 2023-06-23
Rating: NR

Chuck D from Public Enemy explores Hip Hop's political awakening over the last 50 years.