2 Cool Parents Podcast


It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop, Hip Hop

Season 2, Ep. 5

“It’s bigger than hip hop” said Dead Prez on their chart-topping song “Hip Hop” off their debut album Let’s Get Free. Today that most certainly rings true. What the forefathers of hip hop envisioned what would become of this new emerging style in the late 70s in the Bronx, NY is a far cry of where hip hop lives and operates in today. 

Today hip hop has a heavy influence on mainstream pop culture and is heard all over the world on all platforms. MCs are no longer just in their respective neighborhoods, but are bi-coastal and influencing everything from clothing to movies and establishing their own brands. 

Tune in to this episode with your favorite 2 Cool Parents as they dive into the Netflix Documentary: Hip Hop Evolution that takes you on an award tour of the history of hip hop featuring interviews with heavy hitters like Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash, Ice T, Big Daddy Kane, Russell Simmons, LL Cool J, Too $hort, Bun B, KRS-One and more that shaped the way we grew up and ultimately how we listened to music. We talk about the importance of music, introducing our kids to the impact of hip hop culture, the icons of our generation and when we first fell in love with hip hop! 

Join the conversation and tell us when you first fell in love with hip hop?

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