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Hip Hop Immortals: We Got Your Kids

Posted By on January 15, 2005

Hip-Hop Immortals – We Got Your Kids
Reviewed By: Jason

Cast (Partial list)

Baby Blak
Black Rob
Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E
Bone Crusher
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
Babu, Evidence, Rakaa
Cypress Hill
Busta Rhymes
Chubb Rock
Daddy O
DJ Jazzy Jeff
Dres (Black Sheep)
Ruff Ryders
Erick Sermon
Marc Ecko
Fat Joe
Guru, Premier, (Gang Starr)
Joe Budden
Jermaine Dupri
Jam Master Jay
Kid Capri
Kool G Rap
Killer Mike
L.A. Reid
Lil’ Kim
Lil’ Cease
Bow Wow
MC Lyte
Marley Marl
Grandmaster Melle Mel
MC Eiht
MC Serch
Mister Cartoon
Mos Def
Nate Dogg
Pete Rock
Mark Ronson
Special Ed
Schoolly D
Sen Dog
Shock G, (Digital Underground)
Snoop Dogg
Taboo, (Black Eyed Peas)
Trugoy, Posdnous, (De La Soul)
Wyclef Jean
Warren G
Young Chris

Subculture has become pop-culture. The voice of the streets has become the choice of the record, video, book, video game buying public, to the tune of multiple millions of dollars every year. Hip hop has become the single most compelling market force. As a movement, it has become the voice of the voiceless, giving a better understanding of daily struggle and street-life to anyone willing to listen. But the word “movement” reduces things. It implies that there is an ending to it. So better we call hip hop a “lifestyle”- a living, breathing thing. Like any living thing, it undergoes changes and, for the youth, a history must be kept. The past pulses on wax and is told in print but has been absent on film. Until now. Hip hop Immortals: We Got Your Kids answers the call of hip hop lifers everywhere by capturing a unique and honest portrayal of hip hop not as a target market, but as a heartbeat. Recognizing that the energy goes beyond music, beyond clothes, and way beyond image, We Got Your Kids approaches hip hop from an insiders point of view. Every part of production is handled by professionals who are hip hop, who embrace the lifestyle, and for who this is not just a job, but a documentation of culture. On the front-line and fully embedded, we’ve been there to catch hip hop as it is, from gritty street life, to the mansions that lay at the end of the rainbow.

Whether you want to learn more about Hip-Hop in general or if your looking to find out why Hip-Hop has grown to be one of the biggest music genres in the industry, this DVD is for you. A very well made DVD, Hip Hop Immortals: We Got Your Kids explores every aspect of the Hip-Hop culture from graffiti and tattoos to corporate america and the industry.

Rating 8/10
Studio: Image Entertainment / Sock Bandit Productions
DVD Release Date: February 10, 2004
Website: www.WeGotYourKids.com

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