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Beef (2003)

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

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Peter Spirer
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Credited cast:
Ving Rhames ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
50 Cent ... Himself - Shady / Aftermath Recording Artist
Kevin Anderson Kevin Anderson ... Himself - V.I.P. Records
B-Real ... Himself (as B Real)
Big Daddy Kane ... Himself - Hip Hop Artist
Mr. Blackchild Mr. Blackchild ... Himself - Murder Inc. Records (as Black Child)
Bone Thugs n Harmony ... Themselves (archive footage) (as Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
Jim Brown ... Himself - NFL Hall of Famer, Gang Mediator
Busy Bee Busy Bee ... Himself - 'Chief Rocker' (as Busy Bee Starski)
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ... Himself (archive footage) (as Puffy)
Common ... Himself - MCA Recording Artist
Anthony 'Treach' Criss ... Himself - Rapper / Actor (as Treach)
Davey D Davey D ... Himself - Hip Hop Historian
The D.O.C. The D.O.C. ... Himself (archive footage) (as D.O.C.)
Damon Dash ... Himself - CEO, Rocafella Records
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A documentary on the evolution of MC battles from verbal one-upmanship to street warfare.

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The Real World of MC Battles

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Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, some drug content and sexual references | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

История бифов See more »

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What more can I say...
17 April 2004 | by Scarfacefan522See all my reviews

There's not a whole lot I can say about this DVD other than it gives you a somewhat better understanding about how the hip hop industry and streetlife are one in the same. from simple friendly battle diss from the like of Kool Moo Dee vs. Busy Bee and KRS ONE vs. MC Shan to the more violent feuds or "beefs" between Tupac Shakaur and The Notorious B.I.G, Jay-Z and Nas, 50 Cent and Ja Rule. Other beefs are featured as well: Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, NWA, Common, Cypress Hill, Ice-T, Snoop Dogg, Mack 10, DMX, and Mobb Deep. Many people may say oh it's ridiculous and they only do this to sell records...that is very true however the streets (urban streets that is) are not a friendly place and it most definetly leaves with you wherever you go or whatever you do. "You can take me outta the hood, but you can't take the hood outta me!"


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