Planet Rock The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation (2011)
Release Year: 2011
Ratings: IMDB: 7.7/10 Metascore: N/A RT: N/A
Duration: 84 mins
Actors: Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, B-Real, Chuck D, Melle Mel, Nelson George, Paul Butler, Raekwon, Richard Price, RZA, Sandra 'Pepa' Denton, Snoop Dogg,
Director: Without information
Synopsis: Planet Rock The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation: Documentary that focus's specifically on the connections between crack and hip-hop. Based primarily on the first-person accounts of four famous dealers-turned-rappers, the film also widens its lens at points to show how crack changed America culturally, socially and politically. Using rare footage, photos, and animation, all set to the beats and rhymes of the iconic hip hop tracks of the day, the documentary explores how media hysteria, racism and political reaction produced policies and laws that have left us with the largest -- and most disproportionately African-American -- prison population in the world.