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American Rap Stars (2002)

Will hip hop become more vital in a post-9/11 world? This and other questions are grappled with in this look deep into the heart of rap music that goes into the streets and the palatial mansions of the most vital voices in the industry.

Director:

Omar Iceman Sharif

Writer:

David Roma

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Cast

Credited cast:
40 Glocc 40 Glocc ... Himself
Bad Azz Bad Azz ... Himself
Big Boy ... Himself
Cedric the Entertainer ... Himself
Dalvin DeGrate Dalvin DeGrate ... Himself (as Dalvin)
Jermaine Dupri ... Himself
Willie Esco Willie Esco ... Himself
Jayo Felony Jayo Felony ... Himself
Sticky Fingaz ... Himself
Royal Flush Royal Flush ... Himself
Jamie Foxx ... Himself
Big Gipp Big Gipp ... Himself
Leonard 'Hub' Hubbard Leonard 'Hub' Hubbard ... Himself (as The Roots)
Jadakiss ... Himself
Jam Master Jay ... Himself (as Jamaster J)
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Storyline

Will hip hop music become more vital in a post-9/11 world? This and other questions are grappled with in this look deep into the heart of rap music. AMERICAN RAP STARS goes into the streets and the palatial mansions of many of the most vital voices in the industry in 2002. Performances are included by The Roots, Onyx, and Outkast and appearances include Ludacris, Rick Rubin, Jay Z, and Goodie Mob. From the streets and clubs of London to the boroughs of New York, down to the neighborhoods of Los Angeles, gain exclusive access to some of the industry's most influential artists, producers and executives that have shaped and formed the current world of Hip-Hop. This DVD attempts to explore in-depth, the state of Hip-Hop post 911.

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Plot Keywords:

rap | hip hop | african american | See All (3) »

Genres:

Documentary | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and drug content
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 2002 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Iceman Films See more »
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Color:

Color
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