[Interview] Hip Hop Homicide’s Van Lathan & Mona Scott-Young Talk About the Epidemic of Violence Within Rap

we TV’s Hip Hop Homicide investigates the epidemic of violence going on in the hip-hop community. Each episode highlights an artist who is a victim of violence, with host Van Lathan talking to those closest to him to take a closer look at these people’s lives.

I talked to host Van and EP Mona Scott-Young about why they did this show, why people are obsessed with true crime and how Black people are treated differently when it comes to that space, and the show being a tribute to these people’s lives.

Hip Hop Homicide premieres Nov 3 on we TV.