Twenty-five years after crack cocaine ravaged American cities, a new VH1 Rock Doc explores how the drug also transformed popular culture
, especially hip-hop. Planet Rock: The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation premieres on VH1 on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 10 p.m.
Our friends at RollingStone hit up the premiere last night in New York City, check out their recap below:
Ice-T Premieres VH1 Documentary About Crack and Hip-Hop - Before last night's premiere of the VH1 documentary Planet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation, the film's narrator and executive producer Ice-T was sitting in a room full of Emmys at the Paley Center for Media in New York City. "I was approached by VH1 because they knew I was familiar," he told Rolling Stone. "They knew that I had access to all the rappers… and that they would all accept my phone call," he said, laughing. (Read the full story at RollingStone)