AMC UK has announced that its latest exclusive documentary series, Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America, will premiere on Wednesday 13th November at 9pm to BT customers.
From Executive Producers Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Tariq ‘Black Thought’ Trotter, Alex Gibney and directors Erik Parker and One9, each episode of this new documentary series focuses on a ground-breaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture.
Artists, their collaborators and other influential musical and cultural figures deconstruct compositions, revisit the impact the song had on them personally, and dissect the socio-economic and cultural conditions that inspired the landmark work and gave voice to a generation.
Some of the songs featured in the series include Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks”, Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright,” Run-D.M.C.’s “Rock Box,” Queen Latifah’s “Ladies First”, and more.
In addition to Thompson, Trotter and Gibney, “Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America” is also executive produced by Shawn Gee, Stacey Offman, Richard Perello, and Shea Serrano. Angie Day, Erik Parker and One9 also serve as co-executive producers.
AMC is included within the subscription package of all BT subscribers as number 332 on BT TV, and BT Sport Pack subscribers can watch it on Sky channel 186. AMC is also available in HD on both BT TV and Satellite with an HD subscription.