VH1 Presents: The Tanning Of America


1970 – 1986: From Blaxploitation films through groundbreaking television like All in the Family and The Jeffersons; racial strife in New York city and the birth of hip hop; the rise of Def Jam and Run DMC breaking thru on MTV; the 80’s success of Eddie Murphy and the Cosby Show; Run DMC collaborate with Aerosmith; Run DMC signs a sponsorship deal with Adidas.

Take a look at the history of Hip Hop and its’ influence on Hip Hop in, “The Tanning Of America.”

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