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.
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, Henry Chalfant
originally intended to make a documentary about breakdancing but felt that he did not have enough interesting footage. So he instead focused on graffiti art and combined the footage which led to graffiti art becoming associated with hip-hop culture. See more
There's two styles of graffiti that are trying to, you know, co-exist with each other. But it ain't gonna work like that. Blood Wars, buddy. Blood Wars.
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