Category “Music”

The Great Hip-Hop Hoax

This is the story of a so called Californian hip-hop duo known as Silibil n' Brains little did the the fans know that this group where actually from Scotland and were faking an american identity to get noticed. At the beginning of the new millennium Silibil n' Brains or Billy Boyd and Gavin Bain respectively, were making music together in Scotland but after being branded as "The Rapping Proclaimers" they lost heart and figured that Scottish Hip-Hop was just not being taken seriously and if they where ever going to make it they would need some sort of new identity. This is when Silibil n'...

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Dave Brubeck In His Own Sweet Way

A glimpse at the life of Dave Brubeck, a famous jazz musician, composer and performer from California. His story is told trough a number of interviews, old footage and commentary by family and fellow...

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1959 The Year that Changed Jazz

In 1959 four major jazz albums were made that changed music forever these where Miles Davis - Kind of Blue, Dave Brubeck - Time Out, Charles Mingus - Mingus Ah Um and Ornette Comeman's album entitled The Shape of Jazz to Come. It was in 1959 that saw musicians starting to experiment with new sounds and breaking away from bebop. America was also seeing a major political upheaval with regards to civil rights. This BBC documentary shines light on some key aspects of the Jazz scene and the social context of that...

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Chiraq

This is an eight part documentary by Vice's music devision, Noisey. They venture to Englewood which is one of the sketchiest areas in Chicago city and hook up with Chief Keef, a famous rapper in the Hip-Hop, drill...

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The Field: Violence, Hip Hop & Hope For Chicago

World Star Hip-Hip have created this 40 minute film, documenting the Chicago Hip-Hop scene and the violence that is being associated with the...

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40 Years of Hip-Hop

KRS-One takes us on a journey through the history of Hip-Hop, letting us in on his interpretation of the art and the meaning behind it. This documentary however is more of a speech given by KRS-One edited together with clips from his Hip-Hop career. This speech was held throughout Hip-Hop appreciation week in...

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Bayo

Bayo is a feature documentary by Mark Brown. It's a detailed and honest portrayal of a young reggae artist known as Bayo and his struggle to make a name for himself in the U.K music industry. Bayo was filmed over a period of four months, following the artist in his day to day activities and gives great insight into the existing U.K reggae...

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Mobb Deep: Infamous Allegiance

Best of the Block Entertainment gives us an insight into the world of Hip Hop group Mobb Deep, providing behind the scenes look at how Prodigy and Havoc get down in the studio and the process that goes into recording their hit...

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On Point: A Vinyl Documentary

On Point is a documentary film by Charlotte Bacciochi filmed in Coventry during 2013. The film explores the world of vinyl, interviewing several store owners, music producers and DJ's who all seem to share a great love for records and recall their feelings of how things used to be when vinyl sales where booming, as well as their view on the modern digital age. Perhaps something is lost in the ability to simply download a single rather than having a hard copy? Either way, On Point sets about exposing some of the issues found in the music industry...

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