Fresh Dressed chronicles the history of Hip-Hop <> Urban fashion and its rise from southern cotton plantations to the gangs of 1970s in the South Bronx, to corporate America, and everywhere in-between. Supported by rich archival materials and in depth interviews with individuals crucial to the evolution of a way of life--and the outsiders who studied and admired them--Fresh Dressed goes to the core of where style was born on the black and brown side of town. (imdb)
Featuring Ice Cube, Mos Def, Prodigy, KRS-ONE and Young Buck among others, this documentary pulls back the curtain on gun violence in hip-hop America. (imdb)
Since B-Boys first propelled them out of the New York City playgrounds in the 70's, sneakers have morphed from a tool for athletic performance to Hip Hop's cornerstone symbol of cool and an object of obsession for sneakers collectors world wide. Analyzing this global pop culture phenomenon, JUST FOR KICKS is the first film of its kind to present the underlying culture and personalities that fueled this fashion revolution... (imdb)
Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.
Fade to Black chronicles the once-in-a-lifetime concert event of Jay-Z's performance at Madison Square Garden in November 2003. The film is an intimate look at Jay-Z, revealing the multiple Grammy Award winning artist as never before. (Paramount Classics)
A funny and satirical look behind the closed doors of Damon Dash's and Jay-Z's hip-hop empire.
An urban crime drama. Frustrated with being broke, "Beans" (Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the "American Dream" is to take it. State Property follows Beans and his crew, the "ABM" as they take over the city, creating mayhem as their empire builds. (Lions Gate Films)
Following State Property and Paid in Full, the Roc-A-Fella Film Division releases another straight-to-video hip-hop-orientated movie with the action comedy Paper Soldiers. The story involves a guy named Shawn (comedian Kevin Hart) who wants to be a gangster so he can feed his kid and buy things for his girlfriend... (All Movie Guide)