Synopsis by Mark Deming
Some of the best lyrical voices in the underground hip-hop community are captured in action on this home-video release. Basement T.V., Vol. 1 features performances from 23 promising underground rap acts struggling to keep the street-level spirit of real hip-hop alive. Recorded during live shows and MC battles, Basement T.V., Vol. 1 includes tracks from Living Legends, MF Doom, Sage Francis, Aesop Rock, El-P, Brother Ali, Mr. Lif, C-Rayz-Walz, Busdriver, and many more.
hip-hop-music, underground [counterculture]