Respect...In hip-hop it's the name of the game. Some rappers will do anything to get it, even starting a Beef with another rapper or crew...and that can lead to raw, brutal conflict in the ... See full summary »
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Beef has expanded from its Hip Hop roots into the entire culture. Skateboarders, ball players, actors and comedians are all getting into their own beefs! Here we reveal the truth about many... See full summary »
Waverly W. Alford II,
BEEF is a comedic spin on a real person courtroom show. Set in a NY deli, BEEF revolves around Lou, his family, and the cases he settles. People march in with a "beef" for Lou to solve with... See full summary »
Michael Ian Black,
With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles.
Beef is a particularly great documentary to watch because it goes on a 20 year timeline(1981-2001), It goes back to the Busy-Bee Starsky/Kool Moe Dee days, through the East vs. West beef of '95-'96, all the way to the Mobb Deep/Jay-Z beef in 2001(though the ground work was laid-out for this in 1998 as stated by Prodigy of Mobb Deep). Driven by the narrative of Ving Rhames(Dawn Of The Dead, Baby Boy, Rosewood), the film is very insightful as far as the progress of hip-hop and the rising of stakes in rap wars.
A movie that lets one know that hip-hop is an artform no different from that of Leonardo DaVinci, etc. - The reference to dancehall music was hit dead on the nose because in Jamaica, usually at MX3 in Negril or places in Kingston, DJ entities usually clash to see who's the best in Jamaica these entities are called "sounds"
Beef is a great, in-depth look at the rap game to this point in time and this is first of many to come hopefully...
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