Nothing gave voice to the frustrations that led to the LA riots like hip hop.  The documentary “Uprising: Hip Hop and the L.A. Riots” depicts the rage expressed through rhyme, music and the voices of those who experienced the riots 20 years ago. We interview Mark Ford, the film’s director and executive producer.

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Mark Ford has been a television producer and director for almost twenty years, with VH1’s legendary Behind the Music and the 2008 documentary N.W.A.: The World’s Most Dangerous Group among the highlights.

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