Keyword: rap

Tokyo Tribe (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 116 minutes Release date: 08/29/2014
Nas: Time is Illmatic

Nas: Time is Illmatic (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 74 minutes Release date: 09/30/2014
Twenty years after the release of Nas' groundbreaking debut album "Illmatic," viewers are taken into the heart of his creative process. Returning to his childhood home in Queensbridge, Nas shares stories of his upbringing, his influences - from the music of his jazz musician father Olu Dara to the burgeoning hip-hop scene in New York City - and the obstacles he faced before his major label signing...
Dir: One9
With: N/A

Straight Outta Compton (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/13/2015
A drama about N.W.A., the Los Angeles hip hop group that pioneered gangsta rap in the 1980s and 1990s. The story chronicles the rise and fall of the rap quartet, which was formed by Eazy-E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, and MC Ren. The group's songs were so riotous and raw that they were banned from radio, but N.W.A. still sold millions of albums and gained unprecedented popularity - and notoriety. Then came...
Made In America

Made In America (2012)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
A celebration of both the unifying power of music and pursuit of the American dream, Made in America is an all-access backstage pass to the one-of-a-kind festival created by rap superstar Jay Z, and directed by Academy Award winner Ron Howard. Featuring remarkable performances and fascinating backstage interviews with many of today's biggest music stars, Made in America shows how one giant...
White T

White T (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 132 minutes Release date: 02/12/2013
Plus-size twin brothers Herbert and Henry dream of becoming successful rap stars, and their big chance comes when they buy a T-shirt with a winning tag that gives them the opportunity to perform at a concert with legendary rapper Real Deal. But Kevin, a kid of the same size with the same dream, steals the shirt and the shot at stardom. So Herbert and Henry enlist the help of a gypsy, a goat and a...
Krush Groove

Krush Groove (1985)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 08/22/1985
Russell Walker is a young, successful manager of rap performers, handling acts for the Krush Groove label, including Run-DMC and The Fat Boys. When Run-D.M.C. has a hit record and Russell needs more money to press more copies, he borrows it from a street hustler and soon regrets his decision.
Ill Manors

Ill Manors (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 06/05/2012
A week in the life of Forest Gate, London, a neighborhood in which everyone is forced to fight for respect. Eight people on the edge - including a recently freed drug dealer, a mobster incensed by the loss of his cell phone, a young tough looking to join a gang, a prostitute trying to bring her child back to her home country and an addict desperate for a fix - struggle to survive on the streets of...

Hellaware (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/25/2014
Jaded by the "incestuous, New York, socialite shit" that sells at prominent art galleries, photographer Nate embarks on a quest for a more authentic brand of contemporary art. When a coked-up YouTube search leads to a music video from Delawarean Goth rappers Young Torture Killers, an Insane Clown Posse knock-off, Nate knows he's found his subjects. He soon drags his friend-with-benefits Bernadette...

All Eyes On Me (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/27/2014
Dir: John Singleton
With: N/A
Big Words

Big Words (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 94 minutes Release date: 07/18/2013
Brooklyn, 2008. On the night of Barack Obama's history-making presidential election, three friends, once members of a promising hip-hop group and now in their late 30s, struggle with regret, disappointment and change.
Weird World of Blowfly

The Weird World of Blowfly (2011)

Rated: None Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 09/15/2011
Features the personal and professional life of the original dirty rapper, Clarence Reid and his alter ego Blowfly. At 69 years-old, with a catalog of the world's raunchiest tunes, Blowfly still records new material and tours the world with his manager and drummer, Tom Bowker. Focusing on their brotherly and volatile relationship, we see Clarence's life, career, and philosophy unfold.

Risse im Beton (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 08/21/2014
After a ten-year spell in prison, Ertan returns home to his crime ridden district in Vienna. He has lost all contact with his wife and children -- even his own brother does not want anything to do with him. Teenager Mikail is about to follow in his father Ertan's footsteps. He thinks drug dealing will help fund his future as a famous rapper and spends a lot of time at the youth center where he...


Rated: N/A Runtime: 57 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dir: David Laven
With: N/A

Kidd Life (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
The life of an ordinary kid, Nicholas Westwood Kidd, changes dramatically after he and his friends post their rap song on YouTube and become an overnight pop sensation in Denmark. Here, we follow Kidd and his buddies throughout a rather dramatic year, in which they produce, write and arrange everything themselves. As these untrained, hard-up youths are transformed into hugely popular stars, they...
Dir: Andreas Johnsen
With: N/A

Off Beat (2011)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/02/2011
Twenty-six-year-old rapper Lukas lives with his older producer Mischa in a factory building where they run a cannabis plantation. Lukas' dream of making it as a musician is on the wane. He has grown cold inside and only really feels alive in moments of excess. When he makes a spectacle of himself at a gig in a small club, high on cocaine and alcohol, his younger brother Sami---an ambitious rapper...

Asshole (2010)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 86 minutes Release date: 11/29/2010
Gandu hates his life and he hates his mother. His mother is forced to work as a prostitute in exchange for food and lodging. While she is having sex with a local business man, Gandu sneaks into her bedroom and picks the pocket of her john. Flush with cash, Gandu goes out on the town where he meets a rickshaw puller who is obsessed with Bruce Lee. The two become fast friends. Gandu has finally met...

Boy Saloum La Revolte Des Y'en A Marre (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 74 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
In 2011, a few young Senegalese rappers created a social movement called Y'en A Marre (Enough Is Enough). Little did they know that their protest against an oppressive regime would bring about a significant historical encounter. They are the symbol of a new African youth grounded in their own time, open to the outside world, hungry for culture, and committed to democracy.
Dir: Audrey Gallet
With: N/A

Wawd Ahp (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 3 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dir: Steve Girard
With: N/A

A Lovely Day (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 73 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
In 2009 independent filmmaker Kerri Gawryn teamed up with Beats, Rhymes and Life and the Oakland High School Fifth Element Hip Hop Club to document the trials, tribulations, and achievements of a group of Oakland youth. The young rappers embark on a six-month journey to find their voice, their talent, and their path to healing within Hip Hop culture. Here, we observe the lives of the nine youth as...
Dir: Kerri Gawryn
With: N/A