The Chicago streets get put under the hip-hop microscope as BET delves into the crime activity that penetrates the city.
In the new BET documentary "Murder To Excellence: Life & Hip Hop in Chicago," rappers, community leaders and the young'uns provide their unique perspectives on the gang-ridden neighborhoods. Watch the three-part series.
PART 1: Chi-town MCs (L.E.P. Bogus Boys, Sasha GoHard and more) discuss how the streets affect their music
PART 2: Community leaders identify the problem and ways to solve it
PART 3: Youth of the city give hope to Chicago's future