Planet Hip Hop: Leading expert maps the global path of a Black American art form

Hip-hop turned 50 this summer and its influence has been felt in all corners of the globe — from the streets of the Bronx to a revolution in Beirut, from anti-apartheid messages in Cape Town to graffiti in Cairo. Last summer, The World traveled this landscape and kicked off the series with H. Samy Alim, professor of anthropology and director of the Hip Hop Initiative at UCLA. Host Marco Werman returns to the conversation in this reprised edition of the show.Original air date: Jun. 6, 2023

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