Uprising: Hip Hop & The LA Riots


1h 6m 2012

Brief Synopsis

Twenty years after the riots in Los Angeles, it is revealed that hip hop forewarned us of - possibly ignited - the worst civil unrest of the 20th century. Here, we trace the rise of civil unrest in Los Angeles in the 80's and 90's and explore why the populace chose to rise up violently against polic

Film Details

Also Known As
VH1 Rock Docs
Release Date
2012
Production Company
Vh1 Network

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 6m

Synopsis

Twenty years after the riots in Los Angeles, it is revealed that hip hop forewarned us of - possibly ignited - the worst civil unrest of the 20th century. Here, we trace the rise of civil unrest in Los Angeles in the 80's and 90's and explore why the populace chose to rise up violently against police abuse and perceived injustices.

Crew

Brad Abramson

Executive Producer

Jarrett Baxter

Production Manager

Robert Benavides

Cinematographer

Robert Benavides

Camera

Thomas Chavez

Executive

Jon Cooper

Graphics

Chris Crawford

Production Manager

Chris Crawford

Camera

Martin Cutler

Colorist

Martin Cutler

Editor

Ken Dahlinger

Audio Mixer

Chase Damon

Production Manager

Snoop Dogg

Executive Producer

Mark Ford

Writer

Mark Ford

Executive Producer

Alicia Gary

Executive

Daniel Gibb

Colorist

Amy Goodfriend

Rights & Clearances

Albee Gordon

Audio

Amanda Havey

Graphics

Talisha Henderson

Logger

Wesley Jones

Producer

Eileen Kilcommons

Production Executive

James Lance

Music

Kevin Lopez

Executive Producer

Curtis Mansfield

Audio

Amy Marsh

Voice Casting

Scott Marshall

Cinematographer

Scott Marshall

Camera

Divya Mcduffie

Web Producer

Jacqueline Miller

Web Producer

Stephen Mintz

Executive Producer

Lorne Mitchell

Music

Jeffrey Nichols

Camera

Jeffrey Nichols

Cinematographer

Jeff Olde

Executive Producer

Kevin Pate

Audio

Parris Patton

Editing

Dave Perry

Graphics

Nicholas Philbrook

Assistant Editor

Nicholas Philbrook

Colorist

Georgina Phillips

Production Accountant

Gerald Prezeau

Camera

Rudolph Prezeau

Audio

Leo Randolph

Audio

Ted Reyes

Web Producer

Mike Rinaldi

Post-Production Assistant

Kevin Roberts

Camera

Jenna Rosher

Field Producer

Shari Rothseid

Music

Ken Sharp

Associate Producer

Hollann Sobers

Line Producer

Gary Stevenson

Audio

Shelli Sweeney

Graphics

Shelly Tatro

Executive Producer

Drew Thomas

Camera

Johnique Tullis-brodie

Web Producer

William Utley

Logger

Nadja Webb

Business Affairs

Heidi Williams-foy

Web Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
VH1 Rock Docs
Release Date
2012
Production Company
Vh1 Network

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 6m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Original airing in United States May 1, 2012

Released in United States 2012 (24 Beats Per Second)

Released in United States 2012

Originally in development as a feature.

Scheduled to air in USA on VH1 May 1, 2012.

Original airing in United States May 1, 2012