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Posted February 25, 2014 by Unique in Documentary
 
 

From Run-D.M.C. To President Obama: VH1’s ‘The Tanning Of America’ (Part 1) [Video]

Last night VH1 aired part one of its’ Hip Hop documentary The Tanning of America, based on Steve Stoute book of the same name. With interviews from the likes of Dr. Dre, Nas, Al Sharpton, Russell Simmons and many more; the four part series talks about how the hip-hop culture is responsible for blurring color lines in America.

Check out part one as the first installment highlights the 1970s origins of the culture through the mid-80s.