Previously at the ICA - Films
9 Sep 2006
The Art of 16 Bars is the blueprint for the art form as well as a journey into the mind of the MC; where they came from, what inspired them, how they navigated their way to the top.
Featuring interviews with Legendary MC's, Kanye West, Rakim, Jay-Z, KRS-One, Nas, Slick Rick, Q-Tip, Method Man, Common, Russell Simmons, Talib Kweli, 50 Cent, Redman, Jadakiss, Twista, Guru, Raekwon, MC Lyte, and Kool Moe Dee among others.
Screening followed by Q & A with Mona Ibrahim from Hip-Hop Association
Plus Funk Hunt A short film about the journey of an abandoned funk record that ventures through many unexpected hands to become a Hip-Hop hit.
The Art of 16 Bars
USA 2005 Dir Peter Spirer
USA Dir Romain Gavras
Presented in collaboration with The Hip-Hop Association.