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Queen Latifah Was Out to Uplift Women With “Ladies First” in Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America Episode 6

All ladies are queens. It’s like that.

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L.A. Reid Shares Why André 3000 Was a Reluctant Superstar in This Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America Interview

The music icon reminisces on how André’s reluctance for superstardom turned into wisdom.

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Discover How Outkast’s “Elevators” Spread the Message of the South — Stream Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America Episode 4

Watch the latest episode on amc.com and the AMC apps for mobile and devices.

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Darryl McDaniels on How Run-DMC “Took Positivity and Made It Gangster”

“You’re doper if you don’t need to curse,” he says.

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Darryl McDaniels Talks the Symbolism of the “Rock Box” Video

Run-DMC was trying to “cross the f-ck over.”

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Find Out How Run-DMC Broke Boundaries With “Rock Box”

MTV said middle America didn’t want to see hip hop. They were wrong.

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Chuck D Breaks Down Why “Fight the Power” Struck a Chord

Public Enemy created a rally cry for the next generation.

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How the First Four Bars of “Alright” Hooked Rob Markman

Pharrell’s Midas touch made “Alright” special from the jump.

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How Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” Took on a Life of its Own

“We gonna be alright” is this generation’s “fight the power.”

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Watch the Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America Premiere Free

John Legend, Questlove and more break down how Kanye West’s “Jesus Walks” brought the church to the street.

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