The Tanning of America

The Tanning Of America series has recounted Hip-Hop’s transition from the block to the boardroom. The final installment brought the documentary to a masterful close with a focus on the culture’s now global reach.

The third chapter of Steve Stoute’s  The Tanning Of America documentary series chronicled the pivotal years of 1993 through 1999 where Hip-Hop grew by leaps and bounds.

Music industry executive turned marketing guru Steve Stoute has successfully taken his first book to television. A four part documentary series entitled The Tanning Of America highlighting the influence of Hip-Hop premiered last night [February 24] on VH1.

Hip-Hop Mogul Steve Stoute stopped by NBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ and spoke on several topics. As the author of The Tanning of America, Stoute spoke on Hip-Hop culture’s influence, using Jay-Z‘s recent performance at Carnegie Hall as an example. “Of all the things that took place, when Jay-Z sang ‘Juicy’ and just held the mic out […]