Category: Hip-hop Film

Art Hip-hop Film

Rhyme Spitters

Damn, Doomsday is sick. Rhyme Spitters is a sick documentary series chronicling dope freestylers from all over the place.  I’ve got all four of them for you listed below, so check ‘em out if you’ve got some time when you’re bored.  The best part? It’s free and streamable online.    That’s a lie, the best part […]

Hip-hop Film

Watch the Gorilllaz documentary online

Gorillaz, that animated band with a rotating membership has finally got a documentary out.  For those fo you unfamiliar, Gorillaz has been formed as this odd cyber-group that has a variety of people who contribute.  Damon Albarn, most famous for his gig with Blur, has joined forces with a plethora of other superstars.  And yet […]

Art Hip-hop Film

The truth behind “Wild Style”

Our boy fu-quon posted the full-length film Wild Style the other day, a pinnacle of hip hop film achievement.  If you haven’t had a chance to watch it yet, you totally should.  This classic movie has just hit the 25 year anniversary mark and the New York Times has run a little piece trying to […]

Hip-hop Film

Wu-Tang film coming out

Wu: The Story of The Wu-Tang Clan is a documentary film that traces the rise and fall of the infamous Wu-Tang clan. It looks like a pretty interesting take on their storied career.  NPR reports that the film is partly a biography, and partly just a kick ass hip hop movie. I appreciate their focus […]

Cool Hip-hop Film

“… like Remo in Beat Street”

Maybe the most professional of the early hip-hop film classics, Beat Street was released in 1984 and tells the story of aspiring superstar* b-boys from the South Bronx.  Unlike its contemporaries – think Wild Style and Krush Groove – Street transcends camp and, even today, remains more than a mere curiosity of hip-hop’s original Golden Age.  A genuinely […]

Back To Top