I just finished watching this with my white roommate and black roommate And I must say that whether you come from a background of listening to rap… or despising it, the documentary by Ice T is a good starting point for understanding why it’s become one of the most wide spread world styles in music history.
Some topics include:
– How rapping and hip hop got started
– Essential elements of Hip Hop and traditional rap
– Doug E. Fresh: Started Beat Boxing
– “B Side of the Game” the parts of the struggle that’s not spoken about so publicly