Hulu Sets ‘RapCaviar Presents’ Music Documentary Series
Six-part series debuting March 30 looks at current issues through the eyes of top hip-hop artists
Hulu will examine topical and provocative issues through the eyes of today’s hip-hop artists in RapCaviar Presents, a new documentary series premiering March 30.
The six-part documentary series follows deep-rooted issues including mental health, women’s sexuality, social media criticism and the criminalization of rap that affect hip-hop artists, their fans and society at large, according to Hulu.
Artists and personalities slated to appear in the series — which is based on a Spotify RapCaviar playlist launched in 2015 — include Tyler, The Creator, City Girls, Polo G, Roddy Ricch and Coi Leray, Hulu said.
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RapCaviar Presents is executive produced by Karam Gill, Steve Rivo, Carl Chery, Liz Gateley, Eli Holzman and Aaron Saidman. ■
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