Tag: Movies

Hip-Hop Film Classics

Hip-hop movies actually had a heyday.  In the middle of the 80s it seemed like every time you turned around there was a movie that attempted to show the true essence of the music and culture to a mass audience.  Some showcased dance styles, others rap.  Some tried to show everything and add in a storyline at the same time.  These movies resonated with the

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Hip-Hop Film Classics

Hip-hop movies actually had a heyday.  In the middle of the 80s it seemed like every time you turned around there was a movie that attempted to show the true essence of the music and culture to a mass audience.  Some showcased dance styles, others rap.  Some tried to show everything and add in a storyline at the same time.  These movies resonated with the

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Hip-Hop Artists Turned Actors

Music is derived from life.  Movies mimic life.  Maybe that’s why the transition from music to movies is so prevalent.  In music you have to express emotion in your voice and pair it with music that will move the listener.  In movies you have to impart the same sentiment through your facial expressions and body language.  The two ride along the same path

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Hip-Hop Artists Turned Actors

Music is derived from life.  Movies mimic life.  Maybe that’s why the transition from music to movies is so prevalent.  In music you have to express emotion in your voice and pair it with music that will move the listener.  In movies you have to impart the same sentiment through your facial expressions and body language.  The two ride along the same path

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