I've learned a lot watching television, especially over the past couple of years. I've been taught things about politics, human nature and Black History that I never even came close to learning when I was in school. Knowledge has a way of changing the way people view things, and in this case, FX's new six-episode docuseries Hip Hop Uncovered has changed the fundamental way I view hip hop as a culture, a business and a social phenomenon. I'm not usually impressed by documentaries, but this thing makes me feel like I understand the world better, knowing what I know now. Hip Hop is an integral part of American culture, and we've been screaming about it through various forms of media for several decades now. Let's talk about it.
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