Boo-Boo plays a rare bootleg tape at a party, inviting trouble. Watch the video. Title: The Get Down — At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a group of black students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination. Life changes for Malcolm, a geek who's surviving life in a tough neighborhood, after a chance invitation to an underground party leads him and his friends into a Los Angeles adventure.
MC and journalist Shad Kabango meets with Hip-Hop's biggest stars to retrace how Hip-Hop became the world's most popular music, but realizes that Hip-Hop's true legacy is something much more profound. A coming-of-age story about four bright, street-savvy friends navigating their way through high school in the gritty inner city of South Central Los Angeles. Dealing with the danger of getting their friend out of a gang and friends turning into romance, danger is constant.
A New York music executive in the s hustles to make a career out of the city's diverse music scene. Based in Atlanta, Earn and his cousin Alfred try to make their way in the world through the rap scene. Along the way they come face to face with social and economic issues touching on race, relationships, poverty, status, and parenthood.
Interviews with influential MCs, DJs and moguls trace the genre's dynamic evolution from the s through the s in this documentary series.
A program that follows a couple who must navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment and other things they were hoping to avoid. Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.
DPReview Digital Photography. This stigma creates a false perception of the Bronx. Read More. In-Person Learning Bronx Arena has created a consistent instructional model where students must complete two challenges and a capstone project to demonstrate competency within a course. He had very clear ideas of right and wrong in his mind, but in his heart they became murky.
The Get Down focuses on s New York City - broken down and beaten up, violent, cash strapped -- dying. Consigned to rubble, a rag-tag crew of South Bronx teenagers are nothings and nobodies with no one to shelter them - except each other, armed only with verbal games, improvised dance steps, some magic markers and spray cans. From Bronx tenements, to the SoHo art scene; from CBGBs to Studio 54 and even the glass towers of the just-built World Trade Center, The Get Down is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to hip-hop, punk and disco -- told through the lives and music of the South Bronx kids who changed the city, and the world Written by Netflix.
Having, been younger in those days and leaving in the east coast. People like granmaster Flash, Kool Herc, etc.. They were the people you'd daydream about, without really knowing anything about them pre-internet. Now, the way, the show goes on, it shows all these persona's as seen through the eyes-of fresh young dudes. Example-the way-Shaolin fantastic is represented-how they focus on his red pumas--and how the kids talk about him "His hands are samurai swords". This is the way, anybody who was there youngins -remember that time.
Now, the director is Baz Luhrman, and man, did he potray the music in the most perfect way, the way he could parallelly show some rap group trying to rap, and and the same time a disco pre-queen singining. No, other director could have really showed the music so finely as Baz. If you want nitty -gritty streets-watch the Warriors. If you're genuinely interested in RAP the beginnings, before Gangster rappers. Then run and watch this. Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.
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