Just to Get a Rep

Runtime:
52 Min
The true story of the origins of graffiti and hip-hop, featuring interviews with NYC's legendary spray-paint pioneers – plus today's leading artists.
Quality
SD
IMDB rating
5
Year:
2007
Age Rating:
Not rated
Just to Get a Rep
More than thirty years ago, the youth of New York's neglected neighborhoods started a revolution by spray-painting their names on subway trains. The energy and freedom of this expression has inspired generations of youth throughout the world, yet the established authorities and institutions continually deny its merit. Working against the powers of the media, the police, and the art world, aerosol artists have developed a unique worldwide culture based on respect, camaraderie and a shared struggle to re-claim and re-create their environments. Just to Get a Rep rigorously examines the love-hate relationship between graffiti and hip-hop. Hear the true story of aerosol art as told by New York's pioneers as well as today's innovators from all over the world. Written by Anonymous

Information

Audio:
English
Subtitles:
-
Runtime:
52 Min
Age Rating:
Not rated
Year:
2007
Country:
USA

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