“Founding Fathers: The Untold Story of Hip Hop”

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Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash, Grand Wizard Theodore; these are all names associated with originating hip hop. But what about the people that influenced them? Of course, the legends of funk, R&B, Soul, Reggae, Disco and more were huge influences on the acknowledged pioneers of the art we call hip hop. The documentary “Founding Fathers: The Untold Story of Hip Hop” explores the history of the culture that is not often exposed. Narrated by Chuck D of Public Enemy, the documentary is a factual report about unsung DJ’s who contributed to the foundational principals of the music known today as Hip Hop. This documentary transports you to a journey back to the early underground disco days of the streets and parks throughout New York City. “Found Fathers” was produced and directed by Hassan Pore and Multi-Platinum Producer, Ron “Amen-Ra” Lawrence. Take a hour and a half and get educated.



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