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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According to Seen
, 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
I am not a graffiti artist. I am a graffiti bomber.
Referenced in Just to Get a Rep
Written by Rammellzee and K-Rob
Performed by Rammellzee featuring K-Rob See more