VH1 Rock Docs

VH1’s ‘Rock Docs’ franchise is taking a look back at MTV’s groundbreaking Hip-Hop show, Yo! MTV Raps. The documentary titled Yo: The Story of Yo! MTV Raps premieres Thursday, June 7 at 10pm on VH1. The hour long special will take a look at the show’s seven year run, it debuted on August 6, 1988, via archival footage […]

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 […]

VH1’s Planet Rock Documentary This Sunday VH1 will air Planet Rock, a documentary executive produced by rappers Ice-T. Snoop Dogg, RZA, Raekwon, Too Short and others, which relates the story between the crack generation and Hip-Hop. The show is based on first-person accounts of many dealers-turned-rappers and also focuses on how crack changed America culturally, […]