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Beef (2003)

 -  Documentary  -  August 2003 (USA)
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A documentary on the evolution of MC battles from verbal one-upmanship to street warfare.

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A documentary on the evolution of MC battles from verbal one-upmanship to street warfare.

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Excellent
11 January 2004 | by (Wierdville, New Mexico) – See all my reviews

Great look at the evolution of hip hop battles. From the non-violent world of simple word play and insults to the rise of West Coast gangster rap.Which equals the violence that is what battles have become. Always the interviews and footage is what really makes this excellent. Also check the Supernatural freestyle on Beef


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