Great Documentary by VH1!!
Ludacris, an executive producer, introduces the VH1 documentary about the rise of Atlanta in the hip-hop world at a Rialto screening August 31 as part of his Luda b-day weekend. CREDIT: Rodney Hoemail@example.com
VH1’s love for Atlanta is already deep, thanks to the incredible popularity of “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta.” But tonight, the network takes a much more respectful look at Atlanta hip hop with its new documentary “ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game.”
It’s a well-produced 90-minute documentary which covers a lot of ground, from the context of the civil rights movement through the nascent 1980s to the groundbreaking 1990s to the ubiquity of Atlanta hip-hop today.
The producers talked to a range of academics, insiders, musicians and politicians, including former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young, Hawks star Dominique Wilkins, early rap star Raheem the Dream, So So Def producer Jermaine Dupri
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