Bling'd: Blood, Diamonds, and Hip Hop

Season 1 Ep 96/10/2007

"Bling'd: Blood, Diamonds, and Hip Hop" takes a hard-hitting look at the illegal diamond trade in Sierra Leone, West Africa and how "blinging" in the flashy world of commercial hip-hop played a role in the 11-year civil war, which ended in 2002. In "Bling'd" Hip Hop heavyweights Paul Wall, Raekwon (of Wu Tang Clan), reggaet├│n king Tego Calderon ,Kanye West, Jadakiss, as well as other luminaries will weigh in on how hip-hop can redefine the diamond culture and the consequences of that embrace.