Nas will narrate A&E's 'Origins of Hip Hop' docuseries which will feature interviews with several rap legends like Fat Joe.
April 20, 2022 Nas is set to narrate the eight-part docuseries. The A&E Networkwill premiere the new documentary series Origins of Hip Hop on Monday, May 30 before moving to Tuesdays on June 6. Mass Appeals forthcoming program will profile the careers of several legendary rap acts. Origins of Hip Hop will explore the contributions of Fat Joe, Busta Rhymes, Eve, Grandmaster Flash, Ice-T, Ja Rule, Lil Jon, and Uncle Luke. Each rapper will reflect on their personal journeys and artistic evolutions. All the Way Up hitmaker Fat Joe is featured in the first episode. Hip Hop icon Nasir Nas Jones takes on the role of narrator for the upcoming eight-installment docuseries. Origins of Hip Hop expands our boundary-pushing nonfiction programming slate and celebrates the artists and sounds that have helped define a genre and culture, said Elaine Frontain Bryant, EVP and Head of Programming for A&E. Bryant adds, Alongside our partners at Mass Appeal, we are excited to elevate the voices and stories of this incredible group of artists who helped create and continue to shape the genre today. A&E Will Also Present An Origins of Hip Hop-Associated Podcast This May, A&E will also launch an accompanying podcast to the Origins of Hip Hop series. That show will continue the networks conversation around the impact of Hip Hop culture. Origins of Hip Hop is produced by Mass Appeal for A&E. Peter Bittenbender and Slane Hatch serve as executive producers for Mass Appeal. Elaine Frontain Bryant, Shelly Tatro, and Brad Abramson serve as executive producers for A&E. The A&E Network is also the future television home of the