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Adaptation of controversial ultra-violent rap-battle manga Tokyo Tribes is heading to the U.S. XYZ Films has announced that it will handle U.S. sales of Tokyo Tribe, the live-action adaptation of a controversial manga that combines...

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A new film about an early Polish rap crew is a hit in its home country, but misses its chance to make a real statement about the importance of post-communist hip-hop by Phil Hoad (The...

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‘Hip-hop re-brands Africa as one people’

January 24, 2011 | Comments

Malian Professor Manthia Diawara said hip-hop as a music genre and art form is helping the branding of Africa as one united continent, irrespective of the boundaries created by nationalism and countries that make up...

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Inspiring documentary, Bouncing Cats, is screening throughout North America....

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Cov Uv Moni premiers in Atlanta

August 9, 2010 | Comments

The world's first ever pidgen musical film! Starring the FOKN Bois (Wanlov the Kubolor & M3nsa). Atlanta premier screenings Thursday, August 19th....

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"Exit Through the Gift Shop" guides you through the world of street art before showing you the door, leaving you — as all thought-provoking graffiti does — amused, thrilled, bewildered and a little confused about...

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As the term "global hip hop" becomes increasingly ubiquitous in pop culture and political media, it is no coincidence that this September will see the screenings of African Underground: Democracy in Dakar and HomeGrown: HipLife...

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Filmmaker Benj Binks has spent two years researching Mongolian culture and how hip hop fits into it....

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'South Coast' is a character driven documentary about how a culture as intrinsically American as hip hop has taken root and mutated in a quintessentially British way in the least likely of places.... its seaside...

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Slingshot Hip Hop invades Lebanon

August 13, 2008 | Comments

U.S.-based Arab filmmaker Jackie Salloum's documentary Slingshot Hip Hop has made waves in the film world, including at this year's Sundance Film Festival. She was in Lebanon last week showing the film to Palestinian youth...

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