Vanity project. I wasn't expecting too much, but surely Ice T could have done better than serial snatches of banter with what seems like a random selection of MCs. The musical history is spotty, the urban vista cutaways are lazy, and the HD effects are corny. Worst of all, the a capella spitting is overzealous, and a lot of the over-the-hill rappers drop new stuff that shows how far they fell off. Wack.
Hip Hop to the fullest! Hilarious, insightful, deep, raw and soulful especially if you're a Hip Hop head! Hearing the Emcees quote each other's lyrics is like Poets repeating some of Shakespeare's shit! Inspiring for any rapper! I heard there was 70 hours of recorded footage, let's hope the special edition DVD gets some deleted scenes. Bow down Drake, Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj THE REAL HIP HOP IS OVER HERE!
It's really great to see these famous rappers talk about the creative side of what they do for a living, how they go about writing a song, and who they are inspired by. I'll watch any doc that discusses music with musicians in it, and in this case these guys are true musicians in the lyrical sense. I guess it helps when Ice-T is the man across the table,who's able to get them to open, good stuff here.