Ice-T"s two hour special will explore the development of crack cocaine in the urban community and how it ended up influencing a number of the hip-hop artists that have impacted the genre of rap music. The two hour-special will air Sept. 18 @ 10 ET on VH1. Ice-T is the executive producer and narrator of the documentary "Planet Rock: The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation".
According to VH1, "Planet Rock: The Story of Hip Hop and the Crack Generation" is first-person accounts of four famous dealers-turned-rappers, the film also widens its lens at points to show how crack changed America culturally, socially and politically. Using rare footage, photos, and animation, all set to the beats and rhymes of the iconic hip hop tracks of the day, the documentary explores how media hysteria, racism and political reaction produced policies and laws that have left us with the largest -and most disproportionately African-American- prison population in the world.