Television network AMC has just announced that it will be producing some new documentary series’ under the banned AMC Visionaries. The company hopes to partner with artists to tell untold stories of music genres. The first in the series? “Rap Yearbook” put together by legendary Roots crew members Black Thought and ?uestlove.
Digital Music News Reports:
AMC Visionaries: Rap Yearbook (working title) debates, deconstructs, and illuminates the most important moments and songs from the biggest years in hip-hop. Each hour-long episode will center on the story of one key song. It will feature a special guest MC and a select group of core contributors.
The two will partner with filmmakers Alex Gibney and Stacey Offman to give viewers a deeper understanding of what Hip-Hop is – the history, the streets, and the lives of the people behind it all.
A statement from the Roots duo reads “We are really excited to create this thought-provoking series with AMC and Jigsaw Productions.”
No word yet on when production will begin or when the series will air.