Netflix Released Hip-Hop Evolution Season 3 with 4 Episodes on September 6, 2019.

Hip-hop music first developed in the United States in the 1970s and has steadily grown in popularity in the decades since then. This docuseries traces the genre's dynamic evolution from the beginning through the 1990s. It starts with a look at artists -- including Afrika Bambaataa and Grandmaster Flash -- who laid the foundation early on, and then moves on to other influential groups like Run-DMC and Public Enemy. The show also explores differences in hip-hop on the East Coast compared to the West Coast.

Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the 1970s through the 1990s in this documentary series.

Tupac, Biggie, Lil' Kim and Jay-Z blaze a trail into the '90s as insiders sling the straight-up truth on the culture's most iconic rappers and rhymes.

Hip-Hop Evolution Season 3, Episode 1: A Tale of Two Coasts
Hip-Hop Evolution Season 3, Episode 1

With the rise of N.W.A., gangsta rap and Suge Knight, the East Coast-West Coast rivalry climaxes with a lethal beef ensnaring the great Tupac Shakur.

Hip-Hop Evolution Season 3, Episode 2: Life After Death
Hip-Hop Evolution Season 3, Episode 2: Life After Death

In NYC, the Notorious B.I.G. fosters an empowering protégée, Lil’ Kim. When the East-West feud claims Biggie, Puff Daddy and Jay-Z vie for the throne.

Hip-Hop Evolution Season 3, Episode 3: Pass the Mic
Hip-Hop Evolution Season 3, Episode 3

Alternative hip-hop bubbles up from the streets: Mos Def spits in NYC, the Freestyle Fellowship chops it up in LA, and Eminem battles on the circuit.

Hip-Hop Evolution Season 3, Episode 4: The Dirty South
Hip-Hop Evolution Season 3, Episode 4

A hot, sticky music scene is born in Atlanta as the infectious hooks of TLC and Kris Kross yield to the gritty originality of OutKast and Goodie Mob.

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