SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP is a feature length performance documentary about the street music that is Rap music. At the wheel of this unstoppable beast is the film’s director and interviewer Ice-T. Taking us on a deeply personal journey Ice-T uncovers how this music of the street has grown to dominate the world. Along the way Ice-T meets a whole spectrum of Hip-Hop talent, from founders like Treach, Chuck D and Mos Def, to new faces, to the global superstars like Eminem, Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg and Kanye West. He exposes the roots and history of Rap and then, through meeting many of its most famous protagonists, studies the living mechanism of the music to reveal ‘The Art Of Rap’. It educates you that it’s an art on “how to listen” to rap. This extraordinary film features unique performances from the entire cast, without resorting to old material, to build a fresh and surprising take on the phenomenon that is Rap. A great independent film!
Angie Smith, Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications, InVision