Good documentary on the foundation of UK Hip Hop....Blade, Blak Twang, Mud Family,The Brotherhood,Mark B, Harry Love, MC Mello, Bury Cru, Fallacy, Gunshot,Krispy, The Creators, DJ Vadim, Disorda,Phi Life Cypher, Supa T, DJ 279,Taskforce, Roots Manuva, Aspects,DJ MK, Rodney P, Icepick, Funky DL, Kela, 57th Dynasty, DJ Supreme, DFXO, Scratch Perverts and more...
Saturday, 7 June 2014
First broadcast in 1987 on the UK's Channel 4, Bombin' was directed by documentary filmmaker Dick Fontaine and was a sequel to his earlier 1984 documentary "Beat This!", once again taking a look at how American hip-hop culture was making its way over the pond to the UK, this time using the lens of the graffiti and tagging subcultures.
Bad Meaning Good is a BBC documentary originally aired on TV in 1987 and put together by Tim Westwood.The documentary provides an insight into how the culture emerged in London and who the key figures in the scene were.The video features Pride, Daddy Speedo, Fly Boy Dee, MC Crazy Noddy, London Posse, Trevor Nelson, Sipho, Run DMC, DJ Fingers, Cookie Crew, Wee Papa Girl Rappers and more...
A feature-length documentary film about hip-hop DJing, otherwise known as turntablism. From the South Bronx in the 1970s to San Francisco now, the world's best scratchers, beat-diggers, party-rockers, and producers wax poetic on beats, breaks, battles, and the infinite possibilities of vinyl.
Rhyme & Reason is a 1997 documentary film about rap and hip hop. The filmmaker interviewed over 80 significant artists in rap and hip hop music. Rappers, such as Kurtis Blow, KRS-One and Chuck D, to west coast rap icons Ice-T, Dr. Dre, and MC Eiht, to several current rap hitmakers, including Wu-Tang Clan, The Fugees, and Sean "Puffy" Combs were interviewed.
From the Boogie Down Bronx and beyond, the history of the B-Boy. The Freshest Kids is a documentary produced by Eric Jones and Quincy Jones III that was released in 2002. This film shows the foundation, the evolution and international growth, and many other aspects of the dancing element of Hiphop, and its importance within Hip Hop, through interviews, footage from back in the days, live shows, and more. The Freshest Kids is an essential film to understand b-boying, and to realize the elementality (The condition of being composed of elements, or a thing so composed) of this culture.