Truth and Movies

Hip Hop

‘Young black men are not statistics’ – Rapman on redefining the hood movie

By Thomas Hobbs

The rapper-turned-director discusses the making of his ambitious debut feature, Blue Story.

Vs

By Thomas Hobbs

Director Ed Lilly’s against-the-odds tale of a white UK rapper feels like a missed opportunity.

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The Defiant Ones is a different kind of music documentary

By Al Horner

Director Allen Hughes opens up about the challenge of capturing Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s American Dream.

Beats, Rhymes and Cinema: New Jack City

By Thomas Hobbs

The box office success of this 1991 drama forced America to view the crack epidemic from a different perspective.

Beats, Rhymes and Cinema: King of New York

By Thomas Hobbs

How Abel Ferrara’s brutal 1990 gangster flick captured the imagination of the hip hop community.

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