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Bling
     

Bling

Director: Raquel Cepeda

Cast: Jadakiss, Paul Wall, Raekwon

 
For anyone who has dropped thousands on bling without giving so much as a second though as to where their flashy jewelry came from, the Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon, Paul Wall, and Tego Calderon take a trip to war-torn Sierra Leone to learn the true cost of materialistic excess. In the 1980s diamond jewelry became a stable of hip-hop culture, eventually evolving into a

Overview

For anyone who has dropped thousands on bling without giving so much as a second though as to where their flashy jewelry came from, the Wu-Tang Clan's Raekwon, Paul Wall, and Tego Calderon take a trip to war-torn Sierra Leone to learn the true cost of materialistic excess. In the 1980s diamond jewelry became a stable of hip-hop culture, eventually evolving into a billion dollar industry. But what of the endless suffering endured by the miners, amputees, and child soldiers who have given life and limb for the "blood diamonds" that shimmer so lustrously under the brilliant lights which illuminate the stage?

Product Details

Release Date:
09/18/2007
UPC:
0014381365429
Original Release:
2007
Rating:
NR
Source:
Image Entertainment
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:27:00
Sales rank:
86,984

Special Features

Ishmael Bush, Best-Selling Author of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier and Interviews With Kanye West, Big Daddy Kane, Jadakiss and Juelz Santana, BLING is Without Question One of the Most Poweful Films You Will Ever See.

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bling
1. Prologue [3:43]
2. Main Titles [2:16]
3. Going to Africa [11:31]
4. The Mother Land [3:09]
5. Hip Hop Saved My Life [3:51]
6. Local Artists' Story [8:49]
7. Koidu [8:40]
8. NaCWAC [4:15]
9. Refugee Camp [8:16]
10. Child Soldier [3:42]
11. Koidu Holdings [8:34]
12. Reunion in Freetown [5:02]
13. Kroobay [5:20]
14. One Extreme to the Other [5:15]
15. End Credits [4:17]

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