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Title Freestyle [videorecording] : the art of rhyme / executive producer, Tiare White ; produced by Henry Alex Rubin ; a documentary by DJ Organic ; an Organic film ; directed by Kevin Fitzgerald ; producers, Kevin Fitzgerald, Charles Raggio.

Publication Info. Pottstown, PA : MVD Visual, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch DVD    787.649 FRE    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch DVD    787.649 FRE    Available
Edition 10th anniversary special limited edition
Description 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical stereo Dolby Digital 2.0 rda
laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 0 rda
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 0; stereo.
Cast Akim Funk Buddha, Freestyle Fellowship, Craig-G, Wordsworth, Juice, Otherwise, Mos Def, MC Supernatural, The Last Poets, Black Thought, Questlove, Cut Chemist, DJ Numark.
Credits Cinematographer, Todd Hickey ; producing editor, Paul Devlin.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Summary From the creators of the Academy Award Nominated film "Murderball" comes the cult classic documentary that explosively explores the world of improvisational rap! This award winning and critically acclaimed film gives an authentic look into the life, music, and history of ₁90s underground hip hop culture & is packed with rare and archival footage of some of the most amazing MC's ever to bless the mic!
Note Bonus material: Freestyles & interviews: Aesop freestyle, Life Long in Tompkins Square Park, Aesop Rock, Slug, & El-P Cypher, Ace the Infinite vs. El-Juda, Prospect Park NYC rhyme session, Ad Lib Aka Thavius Beck, Late night rhyme session w/ Baha & Hashim; Deleted scenes: Otherwise porch interview, Kirby Dominant, Sir Menelik interview + freestyle, Unity Committee freestyle session 1995; Photo gallery.
Language English audio.
Subject Rap (Music)
Rap (Music) -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author White, Tiare, film producer.
Rubin, Henry Alex, film producer.
DJ Organic, film director, film producer.
Raggio, Charles, film producer.
Craig G., performer.
Juice, performer.
Mos Def (Rapper), performer.
Black Thought, 1973- performer.
Questlove, performer.
Cut Chemist, 1972- performer.
Hickey, Todd, director of photography.
Devlin, Paul, 1963- film editor.
Freestyle Fellowship (Musical group), performer.
Last Poets (Group), performer.
MVD Visual (Firm), production company.
Standard No. 760137608097
Music No. MVD6080D Music Video Distribution

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