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Visually luscious and drenched with the big beats of classic cuts and freestyle rhyming by some of the masters of the music, SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP is a performance documentary about the runaway juggernaut that is Hip-Hop. At the wheel of this unstoppable beast is Ice-T, who takes us on a personal journey into the asphalt roots of the music that saved his life. This film is not about stardom, bling, or beef; it's about the craft and skill - what goes on inside the minds and erupts from the lips of rap legends. Ice-T travels from coast to coast, engaging intimately with the likes of Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eminem, Nas, Mos Def, Kanye West, Snoop Dogg, Chuck D, KRS-One, Afrika Bambaataa, and Run-DMC. The film features original rapping and some classic never heard before a cappellas from the mouths of the creators. What emerges is a mighty soul tribute to the original American art form that brought poetry to a new generation.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 26
- Fresh: 24
- Rotten: 2
- Average Rating: 7.2/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: This is a film that does sweat the technique, with at times illuminating and spirited results.
Fresh: An insightful film about the creative talents that have made hip-hop an original, enduring American musical tradition.
Fresh: Rap confirms the art of the form from the inside. Only time can sort out the rest.
Fresh: The interviews are often revealing and funny. And much of the music is tremendous.
I hope more films of this caliber are constructed. Put Jay-Z in the next one.
So is your mom
Rap is the best bruh what you mean
- Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
- Various Artists