- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 20 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: February 1, 2005
- Originally Released: 2004
- Label: Cd Baby
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
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- Photo Galleries
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Mojo - 05/01/2005
"[W]hat is here is thorough and absorbing, with the stellar line-up offering sufficient insight to keep long-term fans happy..."
A hip hop tour-de-force, this documentary delves into the lives and works of some of hottest MCs ever. Filmmaker Peter Spirer (BEEF, TUPAC SHAKUR: THUG ANGEL, DUNSMORE,) hands the mic to countless stars who have helped shape the hip hop scene. They in turn explore their roots, their inspirations, and how they achieved success in the cutthroat world of hip hop. Audiences get to know their favorite artists and watch them both on and offstage. Performers include Rakim, KRS-One, Jay-Z, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Common, Talib Kweli, Kanye West, The Clips, and Ghostface Killah, among others. Also included is little-seen archival footage of artists such as LL Cool J, Tupac, Biggie, Nas, Snoop, and the Wu Tang Clan.
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Description by Image Entertainment:
From the hip-hop filmmakers of "BEEF," "BEEF II," "Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel," "The Freshest Kids" and "Rhyme and Reason" comes a passionate journey into the lives of the most legendary MCs of all time-where they came from, what inspired them, the way they flow and how they fought their way to the top. Watch hip-hop's most famous MCs perform live - writing songs and freestyling - and go behind the scenes as they deal with record labels, money and fame.áEnter the thrilling world of the hottest MCs in the game. Get to know your favorite artists like never before, including Rakim, KRS-One, Jay-Z, Big Daddy Kane, Kool Moe Dee, Redman, Slick Rick, Common, Guru, MC Lyte, Method Man, 50 Cent, Jadakiss, Talib Kweli, Twista, Kanye West, Raekwon, Killer Mike, The Rza, Hieroglyphics, Dilated Peoples, Mike Soup of Jurassic 5, The Clipse and Ghostface Killah. See exclusive archival footage of LL Cool J, Tupac, Biggie, Nas, Snoop Dogg, N.W.A, Ice Cube, A Tribe Called Quest, DJ Kool Herc, the Wu Tang Clan and many more!
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