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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap

Baybutt, Andy, (filmmaker). Shout Factory (Firm), (Distributor). Kanopy (Firm), (Distributor).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (113 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Shout Factory, 2012.

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General Note:
Title from title frames.
In Process Record.
Participant or Performer Note:
Eminem, Mos Def, Kanye West, Ice-T, Chuck D, Dr. Dre
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally produced by Shout Factory in 2012.
Summary, etc.:
The craft. The history. The power. All these elements of the hip-hop movement are discussed with director Ice-T and the legends he interviews ́Afrika Bambaataa, Eminem, Nas, Mos Def, Kanye West, Chuck D, KRS-One, Snoop Dogg, Run-DMC, and Ice Cubéin this compelling and gritty feature-length documentary.. An Official Selection of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP explores and pays tribute to this most original American art form.. Nominated for Best Movie at the BET Awards. "In his debut as a documentarian, Ice T creates a vibrant portrait of how and why rap came to be." - Sara Stewart, New York Post. "A must-see for any music fan" - USA Today
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language Note:
In English
Subject: Documentary-style films.
Genre: Documentary films.

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