A documentary about the culture of hip-hop. Through interviews with some of hip-hops biggest names, the film makers attempt to find out why it has become so popular.

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A documentary about the culture of hip-hop. Through interviews with some of hip-hops biggest names, the film makers attempt to find out why it has become so popular. Written by Guy Johns

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Rated R for pervasive strong language and some drug content
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Cool rap-umentary
10 November 1999 | by (CALIfornia) – See all my reviews

Brian Robbins (Head of the Class) constructed a well made documentary of some of the best MCs during the mid 90's. We get to see some footage of the late, Notorious BIG as well as some live slammin' performances. Though they're cut brief, you can still feel its impact. Wu-Tang, Snoop, Russell Simmons, and RUN DMC are well presented. While "Rhyme and Reason", another rap-umentary that came out a year later goes more in depth of hip-hop culture, THE SHOW turns out more entertaining and sourceful. ***


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