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50 Years of Hip-Hop

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A party in the Bronx on August 11th, 1973 is widely considered to be the birthplace of hip-hop. The art form has since touched every corner of our world and evolved into one of the most significant cultural forces today. 50 Years of Hip-Hop, hosted by KEXP’s Larry Mizell Jr, celebrates the anniversary by highlighting a different year of its history each week. Jumping around the timeline from 1973 to today, expect personal reflections, iconic tracks and albums, and conversations around the genesis of the culture. Episodes drop weekly starting February 1, 2023.


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4.8 out of 5 stars from 49 ratings
  • It’s been 50 YEARS Of HIP HOP 1973

    One Of the best years to be born if not the best !?

    Apple Podcasts
    Vernon Green
    United States4 months ago
  • Thank you!

    I know a lot about hip hop and I learn something new every time I listen to this podcast. I look forward to this every week and so thankful to KEXP for producing amazing content like this.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States6 months ago
  • Peace, Peace

    Thank You for your time educating us all. The in depth interviews and choppin’ up other interviews. The pod is well done and done with care.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States6 months ago
  • Love this series!

    Great writing and great series!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States6 months ago
  • WOW

    Thank You 🙏🏻 For 50 years of the Birth of A Genre of Truth to Power!!!! Here’s to the NEXT 50 🍾 !!!!! Can’t wait for what it will bring!! 🙌🏻

    Apple Podcasts
    United States7 months ago

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