The Freshest Kids: The History of the B-Boy

The Freshest Kids: The History of the B-Boy

DVD (DTS)

Overview

This documentary on the early days of the hip hop movement in the South Bronx has been released on DVD in a surprisingly lavish package. The Freshest Kids: The History of the B-Boy has been transferred in its original full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and viewers have a choice of three different formats for the audio track -- Dolby Digital 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1, and DTS 5.1. The feature is in English, with no subtitles or closed captioning. In addition to the feature, the DVD of The Freshest Kids: The History of the B-Boy includes music videos for vintage hip hop classics by S.W.A.T., Tony Touch, Mr. Animation, and Grandmaster Caz; footage of old-school B-Boy battles; a look at break dance pioneers The New York City Breakers and Prince Ken Swift; extended interviews with Kool Herc and others; biographies of many of the major figures in the film; a photo gallery of old school hip hop people and styles; and still more.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/08/2002
UPC: 0014381164725
Original Release: 2001
Rating: NR
Source: Image Entertainment
Region Code: 1
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:37:00

Special Features

Highlight reel of breaking at its ultimate level; Never-before-seen street performance footage; Uncut b-boy battles; Exclusive interviews; Underground music videos: "MC Delight," "I'm Saying Though," "Battlezone," and "He's the Greatest DJ"; The Hand of Hip-Hop; B-boy spotlights; Photo gallery

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [2:11]
2. B-Boys [1:53]
3. Hip Hop [1:52]
4. Kool Here [1:44]
5. The Break [2:19]
6. The 1st B-Boys [1:58]
7. The Foundation [2:04]
8. Latin Godfathers [5:24]
9. The Birth of Rock Steady [9:55]
10. Wild Style [4:33]
11. West Coast [6:57]
12. Media Explosion [5:37]
13. Dead It [5:48]
14. Rap Music Big Business [6:28]
15. The Resurgence [1:20]
16. New Fresh Kids [1:38]
17. B-Boy Events [2:12]
18. Rock Steady Anniversary [7:09]
19. Breakin' Through [2:14]
20. International Heads [3:33]
21. B-Boyology [6:56]
22. Rockin' Steady [5:27]
23. End Credits [7:06]

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The Freshest Kids: The History of the B-Boy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Freshest Kids is an in-depth view at the history and culture of breakin'. It's got a lot of interviews with the original b.boys, as well as a significant ammount of footage of some great breakin'.
Guest More than 1 year ago
IF YOU DON'T GOT IT YOU'RE ALL READY LAME SO DON'T BUY IT PUNK!! J/K IT'S AIGHT WHATEVER BUT I THINK CALIFORNIA BREAKERS LIKE ROCKFORCE, ETC. WILL 'SERVE THE OLD SCHOOL' CAT'S FROM THE EAST. -SUCK ONE bEAST