We all have heard the legendary stories about how Hip Hop was born and rose in the streets of New York City. New York City is the Mecca of Hip Hop and held its dominance from the very beginning until the early Millennium; when the grip began to loosen and the South and other regions took the reign.
What’s the problem with New York Hip Hop?
In this film, we’re highlighting the current state of New York Hip Hop in addition to reflecting on the past years, following a post millennial timeline (2000-2013) and the journey we’ve taken to get here today. We explore how and when New York took a turn and lost it’s dominance/attention, the major artists and key players who helped to uphold New York’s presence in the game.
Who’s next? What’s next?
We’ll also be focusing on the recent re-emergence of new artists coming out of the city and their new unique sound and style. Artists, producers, journalists, personalities and hip hop enthusiasts alike share their insight and discuss new ways to not only re-gain our dominance but to sustain it as well.