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The Show (1995)

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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.

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Director: Gerry Gibson
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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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25 August 1995 (USA)  »

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Pretty one sided to be representing a whole culture
10 July 2002 | by (Charlotte) – See all my reviews

I'm a huge Hip Hop fan, and was very happy to see this documentary was coming out. I felt that finally our culture would be represented to the masses. But after seeing the movie I was disappointed about how shallow the movie was. It might as well have been a documentary on Def Jam and Death Row... with a little bit of Biggie. I advise everyone to put this back on the shelf and go watch Rhyme And Reason. I'll give it a 5 for at least trying to give us what we were all looking for.


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