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Jimmy Jam: MTV Was White Rock Music Television

  • Aired: 11/22/2016
  • 03:15
  • Rating: TV-PG
The launch of MTV established a new creative platform for recording artists but not everyone had access to it. In Sound and Vision, Soundbreaking explores the historic moment Michael Jackson broke through the race barrier changing the face of the channel forever. Featuring flashbacks with the iconic Rick James and commentary from Jason King, Nelson George and Jimmy Jam.
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At launch, black artists found themselves excluded from MTV.
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