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Business as Usual: The Exploitation of Hip Hop
     

Business as Usual: The Exploitation of Hip Hop

Director: Frank Pinnock, Mekhi Phifer, Cornel West, Kanye West

Cast: Frank Pinnock, Mekhi Phifer, Cornel West, Kanye West

 
This documentary explores the possibility that hip-hop culture, especially the music, has been co-opted by those looking to make a profit on it. In the process, the directors argue, the mass culture that produced this movement is no longer being served by it.

Overview

This documentary explores the possibility that hip-hop culture, especially the music, has been co-opted by those looking to make a profit on it. In the process, the directors argue, the mass culture that produced this movement is no longer being served by it.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/11/2012
UPC:
0760137563693
Original Release:
2011
Source:
Seminal Films
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:01:00

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Business as Usual: The Exploitation of Hip Hop
1. Opening [3:34]
2. Early Hip Hop [9:25]
3. Hip Hop Grows [4:44]
4. Exploitation [11:18]
5. Radio & Record Labels [7:55]
6. Lyrics [5:21]
7. Urban Community [5:19]
8. Reflection of Society [7:45]
9. Balance [2:43]
10. Future [4:02]
11. End Credits [2:18]

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