BET Celebrating Black Music Month With “The Message” Documentary

- By Bossip Staff

Did you know that June is Black Music Month?

BET’s “The Message” Documentary

BET Networks is launching “The Message”, a provocative documentary showcasing the influence of hip hop and how its sheer power has changed the sociopolitical landscape of America as well as the world. The four-part narrative explores the factors behind its longevity and covers more than 40 years of this uniquely urban voice born in the streets of the South Bronx.

The doc features intimate first-person testimonies from hip hop’s most influential contributors including Russell Simmons, Ice Cube, Birdman, Pharrell, Nas, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Rick Ross, MC Lyte, Master P, LL Cool J, Big Boi, Bun B, 2 Chainz, Eve, Angie Martinez, Funkmaster Flex, Luther Campbell, Clive Davis, Mona Scott-Young, Questlove, A$AP Rocky, E-40, David Banner, Fab Five Freddy, Nelson George, Big Tigger and Sway. It also includes Chris Lighty’s final on-air interview.

The Message” premieres on BET Networks Wednesday, June 4, at 10 pm ET, followed by new episodes each Wednesday throughout the month.

Will you be watching???

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