The Supply |’Hip Hop Homicides’ Premieres Tonight On WE TV

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From Government Producers Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson,  Mona Scott-Younger and P. Frank Williams, WE television premieres the extremely anticipated new sequence, Hip Hop Homicides, tonight, Thursday, November 3 at 9 PM ET/PT. New episodes will develop into obtainable on fashionable AMC streaming service ALLBLK, each Monday, following their premiere on WE television.

“Government Producing this sequence was actually a labor of affection,” explains P. Frank Williams. “Oftentimes, the households and associates of those victims are hesitant to speak about these incidents for a myriad of causes. However the Hip Hop Homicides group was decided to make it possible for we gave them a correct investigation to assist followers be taught extra about what actually occurred and to additionally get closure for his or her households.”

Setting itself aside out of your common true-crime procedural, Hip Hop Homicides goals to supply an added layer to think about by taking a ‘massive image’ have a look at the epidemic of violence in hip-hop, whereas it humanizes the victims and makes an attempt to grasp why these murders proceed to occur. The sequence investigates the murders of Pop Smoke, XXXTentacion, King Von, Magnolia Shorty, Chinx, Soulja Slim, Mo3 and FBG Duck.

Williams, an Emmy and 8x NAACP Picture Award winner, says that it was necessary for Hip Hop Homicides to inform the tales correctly. Hosted by TV character and Academy Award®-winning producer Van Lathan, Hip Hop Homicides options unique, one-on-one interviews with these closest to the fallen, and in addition receives perception from artists together with Grasp P, French Montana, Juvenile, Mannie Recent, Vic Mensa, amongst others.

Whereas investigating the tragic deaths, Williams stated the Hip Hop Homicides group sought to inform the tales that transcended the artists’ hip hop personas. “As a journalist and producer who coated the murders of Tupac Shakur and the Infamous B.I.G., it’s very troubling to nonetheless be overlaying killings within the tradition in 2022,” he says. “Mainstream media too typically painting them as thugs and gangsters. However prefer it was within the mid Nineties my objective was to humanize these artists and present a three-dimensional portrait of them as fathers, associates, sons, daughters and members of their neighborhood.”

Saddened by the latest murders of PnB Rock and Takeoff from The Migos, Williams desires Hip Hop Homicides to be a dialog starter to debate and supply options to cease the violence. “The disaster in hip-hop tradition could be very actual,” he says. “Rappers, who had been as soon as celebrated, appear to have a goal on their backs these days. We hold asking when will it cease?” 


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