The Tanning of America

Based on the book The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy by former Interscope Records president and internationally acclaimed marketing maven Steve Stoute, this four part documentary series is a thorough examination of hip-hop as a pop cultural movement, whose profound influence eventually paved the way for the election of Barack Obama. It's the history of hip-hop remixed. We present the micro -- touchstone events and legendary artists -- while focusing on the revolutionary macro forces at work.
Based on the book The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy by former Interscope Records president and internationally acclaimed marketing maven Steve Stoute, this four part documentary series is a thorough examination of hip-hop as a pop cultural movement, whose profound influence eventually paved the way for the election of Barack Obama. It's the history of hip-hop remixed. We present the micro -- touchstone events and legendary artists -- while focusing on the revolutionary macro forces at work.

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Hip hop in 2000-2014; hip hop empires; Sean John and Rocawear; Beats by Dre; political movement in the genre; Hurricane Katrina; President Obama is elected.

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s1e4 All Around the World
February 27, 2014
Hip hop in 2000-2014; hip hop empires; Sean John and Rocawear; Beats by Dre; political movement in the genre; Hurricane Katrina; President Obama is elected.
Series Finale
Hip hop from 1993-1999; the rise of Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre; hip hop fashion; Mariah Carey collaborates with ODB; Time Magazine declares America a ``hip hop nation.''

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s1e3 Gimme the Loot
February 26, 2014
Hip hop from 1993-1999; the rise of Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre; hip hop fashion; Mariah Carey collaborates with ODB; Time Magazine declares America a ``hip hop nation.''
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s1e1 Word Is Bond
February 24, 2014
February 24, 2014
Word Is Bond
Series Premiere
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s1e2 Fight the Power
February 25, 2014
February 25, 2014
Fight the Power
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s1e3 Gimme the Loot
February 26, 2014
February 26, 2014
Gimme the Loot
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s1e4 All Around the World
February 27, 2014
February 27, 2014
All Around the World
Series Finale

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