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Melanated Music and Culture: The infancy of Hip Hop: 1980's

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The 1980's, the infancy of hip hop where it all started. The decade brought us Curtis Blow, dougie fresh, LL cool j, run dmc amongst others. With the iconic record lables known as Def Jam and Boogie Down Productions. Revolutionary dancers, graffiti artist and talented dj's and the birth of the "MC". The 1980's hip hop bought an iconic and revolutionary music genre the paved the way for many others to show their skills. Join your host Jeremy Jesse and Jerry as they take a look about and explore the Genesis of the hip hop culture.