Current TV

We often find ourselves engrossed within the vast amount of pods and short segments that CURRENT TV has to offer, ranging from lifestyle to world politics. This independently owned cable network jumped off in 2005. It’s creator and half owner Al Gore (yes you read that correctly), mission is to have the station serve as a portal and “independent voice” to those who want to learn about the world. In our efforts to spread this belief, here are two interview segments. They explain the more positive ideologies within Hip Hop from its sometimes segmented culture. Photo journalist & pioneer Martha Cooper reminisces back to a more simpler time. She provides thoughtful commentary on her past urban explorations among the youth with in their communities, and her correlation between Graffiti, BBoy’s, & the emergence of Rap music.


INTERVIEW:Thomas Greene