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Rapmania: The Roots of Rap (1990)

PG | | Documentary, Music | TV Movie 1990
This bi-coastal simulcast concert brought together some of the most influential artists in rap for a one-time-only show of rhyming might. "Rap Mania: A Salute to the 15th Anniversary of Hip... See full summary »

Writers:

Eric P. Klein, Vansilk (creator)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Debbie Allen ... Herself
Irene Cara ... Herself
Tommy 'Tiny' Lister ... Himself (as Zeus)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Afrika Bambaataa ... Himself
3rd Bass 3rd Bass ... Themselves
Big Bank Hank ... Himself (as Sugarhill Gang)
Big Daddy Kane ... Himself
Biz Markie ... Himself
Kurtis Blow ... Himself
Eric B. Eric B. ... Himself
Grandmaster Caz Grandmaster Caz ... Himself
Grandmaster Flash ... Himself
Jalil Hutchins Jalil Hutchins ... Himself (as Whodini)
Ice-T ... Himself
Def Jef Def Jef ... Himself
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Storyline

This bi-coastal simulcast concert brought together some of the most influential artists in rap for a one-time-only show of rhyming might. "Rap Mania: A Salute to the 15th Anniversary of Hip Hop" took place VIA SATELLITE at the Apollo Theater in New York City and The Palace Theater in Hollywood, and featured sets from many performers. Written by Navarre Corporation

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Genres:

Documentary | Music

Certificate:

PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1990 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,800,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,400,000, 1 April 1990
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Music Television (MTV) See more »
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Color:

Color
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