From Mambo to Hip-Hop

Another classic Hip-Hop documentary by Henry Chalfant. From Mambo To Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale is an hour-long documentary that tells a story about the creative life of the South Bronx, beginning with the Puerto Rican migration and the adoption of Cuban rhythms to create the New York salsa sound.

 

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