The MC: Why We Do It (2004)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Music History, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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The MC: Why We Do It is a documentary that compiles interview footage with about two-dozen figures in the rap community. They discuss their art, their careers, and what they are trying to do with their music. Among the luminaries who appear are Kanye West, Nas, KRS-One, 50 Cent, RZA, Redman, and Mobb Deep. Also included is archival footage of such figures as Grandmaster Flash, N.W.A., and A Tribe Called Quest.

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behind-the-scenes, emcee [music], hip-hop-music, music-scene, rap-music, retrospective, rise-to-fame