Pass the Mic (2002)

Genres - Culture & Society, Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Music History, Sociology, Vocal Music  |   Run Time - 52 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Mark Deming

While hip-hop is widely perceived as an African-American community, the truth is the Hispanic American community has long played a vital part in the rap music scene, and this documentary offers a look at the past, present and future of the Latin Hip-Hop phenomenon and some of the prime movers and shakers in rap from the barrio. Pass The Mic! includes performance footage and interviews with a number of pioneering artists, including Mellow Man Ace, Proper Dos, Delinquent Habits, Capone, Lighter Shade of Brown, and many more.



behind-the-scenes, hip-hop-music, Hispanic, Latino/Latina, music-industry, music-scene, rap-music, roots [origins], underground [counterculture]