Netflix premieres ‘The Get Down’ in the Bronx

A new Netflix series about the Bronx held its premiere in the borough Thursday night at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. "The Get

"The Get Down" chronicles the birth of hip-hop in New York City, seen through the eyes of a group of scrappy, talented teens from the South Bronx. (8/11/16)

THE BRONX - A new Netflix series about the Bronx held its premiere in the borough Thursday night at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts.

"The Get Down" chronicles the birth of hip-hop in New York City, seen through the eyes of a group of scrappy, talented teens from the South Bronx.

The show seeks to illustrate how new music, poetry and hip-hop beats evolved out of disco music.

The show's first six episodes were set to become available to viewers at midnight.

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