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Hustlers Convention (2015)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Animation, History | 7 June 2015 (UK)
Released in 1973 by founding member of The Last Poets, Jalal Nuriddin, under the name Lightnin' Rod, Hustlers Convention tells the story of Sport and Spoon - two young hustlers who attend ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Chuck D ... Himself
Ice-T ... Himself
Jalal Nuriddin Jalal Nuriddin ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Abdul Malik Al Nasir Abdul Malik Al Nasir ... Himself
Omar Ben Hassan Omar Ben Hassan ... Himself
Fab 5 Freddy ... Himself
Nelson George Nelson George ... Himself
Darius James Darius James ... Himself
Greil Marcus Greil Marcus ... Himself
MC Lyte ... Herself
Melle Mel ... Himself
Abiodun Oyewole ... Himself
Orphy Robinson Orphy Robinson ... Himself - Jazz Warriors International
Rhythm Scholar Rhythm Scholar ... Himself
Immortal Technique Immortal Technique ... Himself
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Released in 1973 by founding member of The Last Poets, Jalal Nuriddin, under the name Lightnin' Rod, Hustlers Convention tells the story of Sport and Spoon - two young hustlers who attend the eponymous convention, only to get tangled up in a financial disagreement that leads to a shootout, police chase and finishes with Sport on Death Row, weighing up what it all means. Taking its title from the album, Hustlers Convention the film will blend archive and photos with interviews and use unique animated sequences set to the album. We will see the Hustlers Convention in its wider social context and Jalal's personal story as one of rap's undisputed pioneers.

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Hustlers Convention: The Untold Story of the Album That Changed the Face of Music See more »

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