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The Foundation

Discover the factors that led to the birth of Hip Hop and its first hit in 1982.

Under Siege

Explore the 1980s and the birth of Hip Hop as social commentary.

Culture Wars

Experience the 1990s and the unstoppable rise in the popularity of Hip Hop.

Still Fighting

From successful artists to changing history, follow the global evolution of Hip Hop.

About Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World

Chuck D of Public Enemy explores Hip Hop’s political awakening over the last 50 years. With a host of rap stars and cultural commentators he tracks Hip Hop’s socially conscious roots. From The Message to Fight The Power 2020, he examines how Hip Hop has become "the Black CNN."

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