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Alternate title:Beyond beats and rhymes
A hip-hop head weighs in on manhood in hip-hop culture
Summary:A look at the conceptualization of masculinity in hip-hop culture. Pays tribute to hip-hop while challenging the rap music industry to take responsibility for too often perpetuating destructive, deeply conservative styles of manhood that glamorize sexism, violence, and homophobia. Includes interviews with prominent rappers, music industry executives, and social critics.
Creator:Hurt, Byron, 1970-
Gordon, Sabrina Schmidt
God Bless the Child Productions
Independent Television Service
Contributor:Mos Def (Rapper)
Fat Joe
Chuck D, 1960-
Busta Rhymes (Musician)
Simmons, Russell
Dyson, Michael Eric
Guy-Sheftall, Beverly
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Rap (Music) -- History and criticism
Hip-hop -- United States
Masculinity in music
Sexism in music
Violence in music
Masculinity in popular culture -- United States
Genre:Documentary films
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Music
American Culture, History
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