MURDA CAPITAL documents the harsh reality of a post-Katrina New Orleans. Rapper, entrepreneur and New Orleans native K.Gates sets out into New Orleans most treacherous ghettos to discover the root of a cycle of killing. People from all factions of the city give their take on how murder has affected them directly and indirectly. Stories of a convicted murderer and a mother who lost all four sons to gun violence shivers the soul. Drugs, money, ignorance, ego, and envy make a deadly concoction which equates to the nation's highest murder rate for more than a decade. See how violence intertwines with the cities rich culture. Obtain access to the part of New Orleans hidden from tourist as K.Gates strives to 'Save The City'. Fall in love with characters in the film who are talented in Hip Hop and various arts. Music plays a big part in New Orleans culture and it resonates in gangsters alike. Whether it be rap, jazz, or brass band members no talent can escape the glass ceiling of the 'Crab Bucket'. You will wonder why opportunities aren't given as youth die in cold blood without leaving a legacy, This a true story searching for a happy ending. Hear the cries of those ignored and opinions of those on the outside looking in. Millions of dollars are made right under the nose of the impoverished African-Americans who fight for scraps. Gates exposes a systematic oppression that keeps a city thriving on tourism flourishing.

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