History of Hip-Hop Movies ... !!!by tsipoura_bz | created - 23 Nov 2011 | updated - 23 Nov 2011 | Public
You must have seen these movies if you are a hip hop artist or if you love & respect this culture . Just , not to be misunderstood i must say that i also like movies like "Step Up" or "8 Mile" (Hollywood is fun of course!) but this list is made for those who want to expand their knowledge and watch something more pure . Peace !
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1. Wild Style (1983)
R | 82 min | Drama, Music
Zoro, the city's hottest and most elusive graffiti writer. The actual story of the movie concerns the tension between Zoro's passion for his art and his personal life, particularly his ... See full summary »
2. Style Wars (1983 TV Movie)
69 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developing in New York City in the late '70s and early '80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing.
5. Beat Street (1984)
PG | 105 min | Drama, Music
An aspiring DJ, from the South Bronx, and his best friend, a promoter, try to get into show business by exposing people to hip-hop music and culture.
Votes: 2,891 | Gross: $16.60M
6. Letter to the President (2005 Video)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Music
Narrated By Snoop Dogg- Letter To the President is a feature documentary that showcases the close-knit ties between the Hip Hop Music community and America's social and political policy in the last 30 years.
9. Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.
Votes: 3,047 | Gross: $15.10M