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From Vh1: VH1 Rock Docs is pointing its lens at the LA Riots. A new documentary, titled UPRISING: Hip-Hop and the LA Riots, will spotlight April 1992′s LA riots from the perspective of Hip-Hop artists including Too $ hort, Nas, Big Boi and KRS-1. Other participants including John Singleton, Arsenio Hall and Rodney King, whose beating at the hands of LAPD and the subsequent acquittal of the officers sparked the riots.
The documentary premieres March 14, 2012 at 10 PM CT on Vh1.