Two new docuseries about hip hop and Tupac are on the way

Two new docuseries about hip hop and Tupac Shakur are on the way.

FX will air the new shows, starting with Outlaw: The Saga Of Afeni And Tupac Shakur. This one details the story of the 'Changes' rapper and his late mother, a longstanding activist.

People who were close to the pair feature in the series, described as "an intimate wide-angle portrait of the most inspiring and dangerous mother-son duo in American history."

Another of the series is Hip Hop Untold, which is a "six-part examination of a dying breed of power brokers who operate from the shadows of hip hop."

Executive produced by Malcolm Spellman, Jonathan Chinn and Simon Chinn (Lightbox), Eugene 'Big U' Henley, Jimmy Chriss, Douglas Banker, Rashidi Natara Harper, Hip Hop Untold also delves into the genre's relationship with crime.

FX will also air a docuseries called Pride, looking at the fight for LGBTQ civil rights in the United States.

Dave Turner is Mixmag's Commercial Content Editor, follow him on Twitter

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