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
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
Begun over seven years ago and described by the filmmaker as a work-in-progress, the documentary still feels a bit incomplete. show more
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