Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982 ), better known by her stage name Nicki Minaj, is a rapper and singer-songwriter who was born in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago, but moved to the Queens borough of New York City as a child and graduated from LaGuardia High School in 2003. She released her first mixtape Playtime Is Over in 2007, which was followed by Sucka Free and Beam Me Up Scotty in 200
Meeting People Is Easy takes place during the promotion of Radiohead's 1997 release OK Computer, containing a collage of video clips, sound bites, and dialogue going behind the scenes with the band on their world tour, showing the eventual burn-out of the group as the world tour progresses. The inaugural show of the OK Computer tour began on 22 May 1997 in Barcelona, Spain. Their final performance
Kid A is the fourth studio album by English alternative rock band Radiohead, released in October 2000 by the Parlophone label. A commercial success worldwide, Kid A went platinum in its first week of release in the UK. Despite the lack of an official single or music video as publicity, Kid A became the first Radiohead release to debut at number one in the US.This success was credited variousl
Slices - Pioneers Of Electronic Music Vol. 1 - Richie HawtinThe launch of this DVD special series, Slices - Pioneers of Electronic Music celebrates in detail the life and work of prominent artists or "pioneers" in the global electronic music scene. The first edition is a documentary film based on electronic producer, performer and industry icon, Richie Hawtin. The film draws from the important
Original aired on the BBC in 1994, this documentary follows the jungle club scene in the UK at the top of its game. Featuring interviews with pioneers LTJ Bukem, Gunsmoke, Shy FX and Fabio among others.Jungle is a genre of electronic music that incorporates influences from genres including breakbeat hardcore, and reggae/dub/dancehall.Jungle reached the peak of its popularity between 199
This documentary is – without a shadow of a doubt – one of the most innovative and engrossing documentaries ever aired on British television. Set in Feltham Young Offenders Institution in the United Kingdom, both inmates and staff offer a glimpse into their life within the walls of the prison and – in the case of the prisoners – into their previous life outside. But instead of the documentary part
The documentary “Dub Echoes” shows how the Jamaican invention called dub ended up influencing much of the music we hear today, from electronic music to hip-hop, transforming the studio in a musical instrument and giving way to all of sonic experiments.
Rhyme & Reason A study in the world of hip-hop, done mostly with interviews, in order to see why it is as popular as it is today and what the future holds. year : `97
HIP-HOP: BEYOND BEATS AND RHYMES is a riveting documentary that examines representations of gender roles in hip-hop and rap music through the lens of filmmaker Byron Hurt, a former college quarterback turned activist. Conceived as a loving critique from a self-proclaimed hip-hop head, Hurt examines issues of masculinity, sexism, violence and homophobia in todays hip-hop culture.