LOOK AT THIS! This is the complete movie on Vimeo…
Wild Style is a 1983 hip hop film produced by Charlie Ahearn. Released theatrically in 1983 by First Run Features and later re-released for home video by Rhino Home Video, it is regarded as the first hip hop motion picture. The film featured seminal figures within the given period, such as Fab Five Freddy, Lee Quinones, Lady Pink, the Rock Steady Crew, The Cold Crush Brothers, Queen Lisa Lee of Zulu Nation, and Grandmaster Flash. The protagonist “Zoro” is played by New York graffiti artist “Lee” George Quinones.
Pretty sweet! Just found this one… Not the best quality, but good enough for this Monday afternoon.
The “Looking For The Perfect Beat” Hip Hop Documentary aired in 1994 on select TV stations throughout the US and some other countries.
Cast includes: Melle Mel, Chuck D, Grandmaster Flash, Ice Cube, Afrika Bambaataa, KRS-One, Afrika Islam ,Speech (of Arrested Development), Gil Scott-Heron, Rock Steady Crew & More.
Grandmaster Melle Mel marks transitions through the hip hop time line. The cast reflects on the elements of American culture that created it and changed it’s course through the Golden Age.
Click HERE to check out the other 3 parts!