WE tv announced today its new original tell-all series, “Untold Stories of Hip Hop,” featuring never-before-told tales from the biggest names in hip hop. Set to premiere this fall, the series from Creature Films (“Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.”), features interviews with Cardi B, Snoop Dogg, Queen Latifah, Ice Cube, Nelly, A$AP Rocky, DJ Khaled, Wyclef Jean, Ja Rule, Fat Joe and more, and is hosted by radio personality Angie Martinez.
“Hip hop music and culture is at the foundation of the WE tv brand, and as the genre’s influence only continues to grow and impact the world around us, it’s incredibly important to preserve these untold stories for the culture,” said Marc Juris, President of WE tv. “From our series that spotlight hip hop royalty to documentaries that share the true stories of artists throughout the industry, hip hop has formed who we are and we’re excited to take a closer look at the artists who’ve left their mark and at those who continue the legacy.”
The logline: From iconic rap verses to historic artist beefs, “Untold Stories of Hip Hop” puts the stories behind the moments front and center. Each hour-long episode of this fresh and fast-paced series shines a new light on hip hop’s most influential artists with unforgettable revelations directly from the stars themselves. As a pioneer and one of the most respected legends in hip hop journalism, Host and Executive Producer Angie Martinez has those who are notorious for being guarded, open up to her in ways they have never done before.
“Untold Stories of Hip Hop” host Angie Martinez has been a beloved and influential fixture “Untold Stories of Hip Hop” is produced by Entertainment One (eOne) and Creature Films, with Executive Producers Tara Long for eOne, and Mark Ford, Kevin Lopez, Yemisi Brookes, and Sarah Girgis for Creature Films. Host Angie Martinez also serves as an executive producer on the series. Lauren Gellert, Lauren Lazin, and David Stefanou are Executive Producers for WE tv.