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Synthetic Substitution – Melvin Bliss Doc

The Beat lives on… Real cool insight into one of my fave breakbeats. check out both clips. you dig. Synthetic Substitution (1973) was sampled in over 300 records inc: Ego Trippin’ by Ultramagnetic MC’s (1986) Saturday Night by Schoolly...

Sample This (Incredible Bongo Band)

Sample This – The Story Of The Incredible Bongo Band “The Gunshots That Rang Out In The Summer Of 1968 Started A musical Revolution.” A documentary looks at the impact and the story behind one of the most important...

The Art of Rap

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Official 2012 Trailer (HD) SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP is a feature length performance documentary about the runaway juggernaut that is Rap music. At the wheel of this unstoppable beast...

DJ Mean Gene (The L Brothers)

Hip Hop Pioneer, DJ Mean Gene’s history and involvement in the Hip Hop Culture. DJ Mean Gene is from the “old school” with a ton of knowledge and has had a major impact on what we call Hip Hop...

DOUG PRAY & ROGER GASTMAN – INFAMY

INFAMY is an intense journey into the dangerous lives and obsessed minds of six of Americas most prolific graffiti artists of late. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Doug Pray (Hype! and Scratch) who teamed up with writer, publisher, and graffiti...

Walk This Way

DMC Explains Overcoming Alcoholism, Depression and Spasmodic Dysphonia by Omar Burgess In his recent documentary, “Walk This Way,” DMC tells how a Sarah McLachlan song prevented him from committing suicide. For the better part of five years, many Hip...

Michael Martin – Iz the Wiz

“Look at any movie shot on location in New York from the late 1970s to the early 1980s, and you will very likely see an Iz tag,” By WILLIAM GRIMES Published: June 29, 2009 In the 1970s and ’80s,...

Planet B-Boy (2007)

Evolution of Breakdancing Examined by Electrifying Documentary Back in the Seventies, when black and Latino teenagers from the Bronx first began gyrating wildly and spinning on their heads on pieces of cardboard to hip-hop beats emanating from thudding boom-boxes,...

Jamel Shabazz Intv & Portfolio – Okayplayer

Jamel Shabazz is already something of a legendary figure in the following categories: photography, hip-hop culture, education, style, swagger and elegance. The fact that it is his image which adorns the cover of undun, the conceptual novel-in-album form that...

Bongo Barbershop – Africa

Bongo Barbershop | Africanhiphop.com. You may know Balozi as Dola Soul as a member of the legendary Deplowmatz, one of the first rap groups in East Africa to hold it down in the mid nineties. Balozi lives in NYC...

Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest

Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest.

The Story Of Wild Style

 The Story Of Wild Style The Hip Hop History Wild Style | Hip Hop Blog. Posted by Lee Copeland on Feb 19, 2011 in Hip Hop History   Well into its thirties, Hip Hop has grown into a forever...

The Hipology Of Spike Lee

Spike Lee movie’s are a great example of the science of hip hop, the art & craft of hip hop culture. You can’t call any of Spikes movie’s “a hip hop” movie but you could call them Hipology. The...