VH1 heads down south with its award-winning “Rock Doc” series to Atlanta to investigate the rich, complex untold story of Atlanta’s fascinating rise to the top of the rap industry. On Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 10 p.m. EST/PST, “ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game” will premier on the Viacom channel.
The documentary features interviews and commentary from Atlanta heavyweights like: Ludacris, Usher, T.I., Jeezy, Lil Jon, Future, Jermaine Dupri and pioneers of rap Kilo Ali, Raheem the Dream, MoJo, MC Shy D, and the producers of Organized Noize. Prominent Atlanta notables like Ambassador Andrew Young, Mayor Kasim Reed, and Dominique Wilkins were also interviewed.
“ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta’s Rise in the Rap Game” is written, directed, and executive-produced by Brad Bernstein, Rick Cikowski, and Brandon Dumlao for Corner of the Cave Media. Executive producers also include Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Chaka Zulu, Jeff Dixon, Aiyisha T. Obafemi, Jason Jeter, and Bernard Parks. Executive producers for VH1 include Warren Cohen, Brad Abramson, and Stephen Mintz.