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Rap : looking for the perfect beat

Author: Melle Mel.Susan ShawMelvyn BraggAfrika BambaataaNelson GeorgeAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, 2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program featuring rap-master Melle Mel describes the history of rap and hip-hop from its roots in earlier oral and musical traditions to its full flowering in the mid-1990s.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Documentaries and factual films and video
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Melle Mel.; Susan Shaw; Melvyn Bragg; Afrika Bambaataa; Nelson George; Gil Scott-Heron; Ice Cube, (Musician); Snoop Dogg; London Weekend Television (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 44614400
Notes: Originally released in 1994.
Credits: Editor, John Street ; photography, Nina Kellgren.
Cast: Afrika Bambaataa, Nelson George, Gil Scott-Heron, Ice Cube, Snoop Doggy Dogg.
Description: 1 videocassette (53 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: LWT production ; produced and directed by Susan Shaw ; edited and presented by Melvyn Bragg.

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This program featuring rap-master Melle Mel describes the history of rap and hip-hop from its roots in earlier oral and musical traditions to its full flowering in the mid-1990s.

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