Release Date: 2000
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 14 min
Artists discuss the art of freestyling -- the improvised rhythms and rhymes that highlight the skills of hip-hop MCs.
Director: Kevin Fitzgerald
A solid documentary that examines the art's roots, from ad-libs by black preachers to "toasts" delivered by Jamaican immigrants over instrumental tracks in the '70s South Bronx. show more
Begun over seven years ago and described by the filmmaker as a work-in-progress, the documentary still feels a bit incomplete. show more
Dispels myths about the "gangsta" aura that clings to rap and shows this poetry of the streets in all its different forms: social protest, entertainment and aggression. show more