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2004  
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A.J. ...
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Grand Wizard Theodore ...
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Michael Holman ...
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Kool Herc ...
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Sylvia Robinson ...
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Kelefa Sanneh ...
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Lovebug Starski ...
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Bill Stephney ...
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2 Live Crew ...
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Almighty K.G. ...
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Big Pun ...
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Brother Marquis ...
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Bill Bushwick ...
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Luther Campbell ...
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Lil' Rodney Cee ...
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Charlie Chase ...
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Crazy Legs ...
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Ruby Dee ...
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Calvert DeForest ...
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DJ Premier ...
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DJ Yella ...
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Dot-a-Rock ...
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Doctor Dré ...
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Easy A.D. ...
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Eazy-E ...
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Eric B. ...
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Fatlip ...
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Malcolm S. Forbes ...
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Fresh Kid Ice ...
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Futura 2000 ...
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The GZA ...
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Tré Hardson ...
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Havoc ...
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Jerry Heller ...
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D.J. Hollywood ...
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DJ Hurricane ...
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Jalil Hutchins ...
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Inspectah Deck ...
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J.D.L. ...
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Kase 2 ...
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Masta Killa ...
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Lil' Cease ...
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M.C. Ren ...
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Mack 10 ...
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Craig Mack ...
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Eddie Martinez II ...
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Ralph McDaniels ...
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Jason Mizell ...
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Money-B ...
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Mark Morales ...
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Mr. Cee ...
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Mr. Mixx ...
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Huey P. Newton ...
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Billy Ocean ...
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P.A. Pacemaster Mase ...
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Posdnous ...
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Prodigy ...
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Professor Griff ...
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Raekwon ...
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Raheim ...
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Rakim ...
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Joey Ramone ...
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Kool DJ Red Alert ...
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Master Rob ...
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Darren Robinson ...
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Romye Robinson ...
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Sha Rock ...
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Steve Rubell ...
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Michael Score ...
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Scorpio ...
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M.C. Serch ...
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Erick Sermon ...
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Best hip hop documentary ever made
13 October 2004 | by (Little Rock) – See all my reviews

If hip hop music means anything to you, especially if you've lived through the last 30 years of it, this documentary will mean a lot to you. VH1 gives us the definitive chronicle of hip hop from its beginnings in 1974 with DJ Kool Herc's block parties in the South Bronx to today's infusion in all parts of the country. This could not have been put together any better. I read a review somewhere that said "What PBS did for the Civil War, VH1 does for hip hop," and I think that's pretty accurate. The makers of this film treat the topic with as much reverence as Ken Burns does for "Baseball." While it won't get the credit it deserves, this probably ranks as the second-best documentary of 2004 right behind "Fahrenheit 9/11." The greatest thing about this film is how it shows the evolution of the music with vintage footage and interviews with just about all of the movers and shakers. Even for someone who thinks they know everything there is to know about hip hop, you will learn something. Thank you to the people who took the time and put up the money to make this great work.


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