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 !
Legendary New York graffiti artist Lee Quinones plays the part of Zoro, the city's hottest and most elusive graffiti writer... (82 mins.)
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. (69 mins.)
The Freshest Kids
From the Boogie Down Bronx and beyond, the history of the B-Boy. (94 mins.)
A documentary on the evolution of MC battles from verbal one-upmanship to street warfare. (103 mins.)
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. (105 mins.)
Letter to the President
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. (90 mins.)
The MC: Why We Do It
"The MC: Why We Do It" explores the art of the MC from the unique point of view of todays top rap artists. (77 mins.)
A struggling young jazz dancer meets up with two break-dancers. Together they become the sensation of the street crowds. (90 mins.)
Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo
A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it. (94 mins.)
(1975 TV Series)
Wide-ranging arts programme.