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VH1 Rock Docs is pointing its lens at the LA Riots. A new documentary, titled UPRISING: Hip-Hop and the LA Riots, will spotlight April 1992’s LA riots from the perspective of Hip-Hop artists including Too $hort, Nas, Big Boi and KRS-1. Other participants including John Singleton, Arsenio Hall and Rodney King, whose beating at the hands of LAPD and the subsequent acquittal of the officers sparked the riots.

Watch a preview of what is sure to be a must see documentary—which is narrated and executive produced by Snoop Dogg—after the break. UPRISING: Hip Hop and the LA Riots will premiere at the SXSW Film Festival on March 14th at 10PM CT


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