Black and Blue: Legends of the Hip-Hop Cop
The Hip-Hop community has whispered about it for years. Now learn the shocking truth and see the irrefutable evidence: Top Hip Hop artists are being targeted by one of the most powerful police departments in the country. Unlike performers in any other musical genre, respected Hip-Hop artists such as Jay-Z, Ja Rule, 50 Cent, The Game, Cuban Link, Damon Dash, Snoop Dogg, Nas, Lil' Kim and more are constantly followed, questioned and monitored by New York City's finest.
The NYPD maintains that there's no profiling of Hip Hop artists and their crews, but now retired police detective Derrick Parker reveals that he personally created an NYPD rap unit following the murder of Notorious B.I.G. in 1997.
With actual law enforcement rapper surveillance footage and a rare peek at the infamous "rap binder" used in law enforcement training, Black and Blue tells the compelling story of Detective Derrick Parker, the one-of-a-kind unit he created and the controversy it has spawned. This is the secret story of Hip Hop that the NYPD doesn't want you to see.
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