Up jump the boogie. Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital and Stephen David Entertainment have partnered with GroupM Entertainment to develop and produce The Definitive History of Hip Hop, a documentary series that tells the story of a distinctly American art form from its underground roots to its iconic global artists. The project is in development and slated to begin production this year.
“With the breakout success of entertainment properties like Straight Outta Compton and Moonlight in film, Empire and Atlanta in television, even Hamilton on Broadway, there could not be a better time to tell this story about the embryonic days of hip hop,” said All Def CEO Sanjay Sharma.
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