The definitive hip-hop DJ documentary. From the birth of hip-hop, when pioneering DJs began extending breaks on their party records (helping to inspire break dancing and rap), to the invention of scratching and 'beat-juggling' vinyl, to its recent explosion as a musical movement called 'turntablism'; it's a story of unknown underdogs and serious virtuosos who are radically changing the way we hear, play and create music. Check out dynamic performances and interviews with DJs Qbert, Z-Trip, Mix Master Mike (of the Beastie Boys), Rob Swift and the X-ecutioners, Cut Chemist and NuMark (of Jurassic 5), DJ Craze, DJ Shadow, The Bullet Proof Space Travelers, Babu (of Dilated Peoples), DJ Krush, DJ Premier (Gang Starr), and others, along with 'old-school' innovators like Afrika Bambaataa and Grand Wizard Theodore.

Year: 2001
Genre: Documentaries, Music Capsule, Film Festivals 2002, General Docos
Country: USA
Director: Doug Pray
Duration: 92 Minutes
Rating: M
Location in store: Music Capsule



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