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Bompton with Kendrick Lamar

On August 9, 1988 the hardcore rap group known as N.W.A. released their debut album entitled Straight Outta Compton, this release saw the birth of gangsta rap as a music genre and definitively put the city of Compton on the map with regards to hip-hop culture. Fast forward to 2016 and Compton is still well and truly in the spotlight thanks to acts such as Kendrick Lamar, whose music takes on ma

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Nazi Pop Twins

Nazi Pop Twins

Released in 2007, Nazi Pop Twins is a British documentary created by filmmaker James Quinn which see's Quinn himself traveling to the United States in a bid to investigate the band known as "Prussian Blue", a pop duo made up of twin sisters Lamb and Lynx Gaede. The twins themselves originally featured in the documentary Louis and the Nazis  by Louis Theroux back in 2003 and since then have beco

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Amy

Amy

A close and personal depiction of the life and death of the late British musician Amy Winehouse, directed by Asif Kapadia. Using archival footage and home videos we get a real sense for who Amy Winehouse was and what she was about, how her career began to blossom and the road which ultimately led to her death at just 27 years old. The film itself starts off with a 1998 home of a fourteen year o

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Fresh Coast

Fresh Coast

'Fresh Coast' is a documentary which sets about chronicling the legacy of some of the most prolific and influential battle rappers located deep within California's underworld grass roots hip-hop scene. Even though these young upcoming artists are very much celebrated from within the scene itself and already have gathered quite a cult following, they yet still remain relatively unknown to the world

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Deep Purple: Behind The Music

They set out as five talented young brits who got together at the peek of the psychedelic pop-rock movement. They focused on making a harder and heavier sound which put them in the company of Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath as the forefathers of hard rock and heavy metal. Along the way the band wrote one of the most iconic rock riffs and songs in the history of rock and roll, this was of course

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The Game: The Documentary 2

10 years after releasing his debut album The Documentary, Compton rapper, The Game, recently released a double album in two separate installments. The first disk was titled The Documentary 2 and the second which dropped a week later was called The Documentary 2.5. This 50 minute film is the official making of and we get just that, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the recording sessions that

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Skepta: Top Boy

Skepta: Top Boy

Joseph Junior Adenuga, better known by his stage name Skepta, is an English rapper who is best known for the grime music he releases. This summer he booked a tour for the East Coast of America & Canada, the tour itself sold out and saw Skepta preform alongside Drake at the OVO fest in Toronto. In this documentary we see Vice's music channel, Noisey, follow Skepta throughout this milestone mome

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Public Enemy: Prophets of Rage

1970's America, Hip-Hop was in it's early phase rising up from the ghettos of New York, The Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens, a perfect environment to breed raps most political group but that wasn't where the Public Enemy story started, it began on the more affluent streets of New Yorks, Long Island. They were the biggest rap group on the planet and the most controversial, they sold millions of recor

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Welcome To Death Row

Welcome To Death Row

A new found interest in N.W.A. and their music has emerged from the light that has been shone on the hardcore rap group by the recent release of the film "Straight Outta Compton", which portrays the trails and tribulations faced by the West Coast collective as they rose to fame. This documentary which was originally released back in 2001 documents the reality as seen in movie through a number of i

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