August 16, 2021
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#297 Shad’s Hip-Hop Evolution
Shad's Hip-Hop Evolution is an incredible piece of journalism that nobody is talking about.
Jesse Brown
Host & Publisher
Tristan Capacchione
Audio Editor & Technical Producer

Hip-Hop Evolution is a remarkable piece of journalism and an exhaustive look at the history of hip-hop. It’s also made by a group of Canadians. Rapper and broadcaster Shad, director Darby Wheeler, and writer Rodrigo Bascuñán join to talk about their award-winning documentary series.

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(This episode was originally published October 6, 2019)

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