A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence.A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence.A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence.A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence.A documentary on rap music and its rise to global prominence.
Art of Rap ignores the feuds and controversy and instead takes on the history and influence told through the new and old generation that have brought it to prominence. Featuring an all-star cast of some of the greatest to ever grab the mic including Run DMC, Treach, Snoop Dog, Eminem, B-Real, Dr. Dre, Doug E Fresh, Big Daddy Kane, Melle Mel and countless others tells the story of hip hop through the eyes and voice of those that help create it. This film not only gives the music the respect it deserves, it also gives voice to the young and old members of this unique world to showcase their beginnings as well as influences in the industry. This isn't just a long documentary story of rap, but instead a series of interviews with Ice-T the pioneers of the industry that shows the intelligence and passion that these individuals truly have for this art.
In a world of pop music and unoriginality, this film takes an inside look at hip hop while giving it the respect it deserves. You don't have to be a fan of the music to recognize the talent that built it. The innovators and creators struggled to create this industry and use their pain and talent to tell their stories like no other creating an industry that doesn't always get the respect it deserves, but rest assured will never go away. Whether you love rap or not, you should sit down and experience this film to let these icons in the music industry to have their voice.
- Sep 22, 2012