Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World

Where the Spirit of Hip Hop Originated

Chuck D takes us back to the start of the 60s, where the spirit of Hip Hop originated. The deaths of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Vietnam War begin to shape the nation, and have a profound impact on Chuck D and his community.

Where the Spirit of Hip Hop Originated

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