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History of Hip Hop: The Get Down: Home

Diving deeper into the Netflix series The Get Down with resources on the history of hip hop music and culture

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Are you ready to dive deeper into the topics of the Netflix series The Get Down? Interested in the origins of hip-hop, and the people who made it happen? Learn more about the end of disco, the rise of rap and hip-hop, the urban art of graffiti, and the culture it sprang from in the Bronx of the late 1970's.

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From Netflix: "The Get Down" is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to a new art form. Set in New York in 1977, this music-driven drama series chronicles the rise of hip-hop and the last days of disco - told through the lives, music, art and dance of the South Bronx kids who would change the world forever.