Estilo Hip Hop

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Estilo Hip Hop
Directed by Loira Limbal
Vee Bravo
Distributed by IndiePix Films
Release dates
  • 2009 (2009)
Running time 57 minutes
Country United States
Cuba
Brazil
Chile
Language English
Portuguese

Estilo Hip Hop is a 2009 documentary film directed by Loira Limbal and Vee Bravo and distributed by IndiePix Films. It chronicles the lives of three rappers/political activists - Eli Efi of Brazil, Guerrillero Okulto of Chile and Magia of Cuba - and how they attempt to use their music to reach out to the youth of their respective countries.[1] Estilo Hip Hop is currently being aired as part of the PBS series Global Voices,[2] and has had live screenings in select theaters in California and New York.[3] The documentary will be released on DVD on June 22, 2010, and is currently available on both Amazon and iTunes.[3]

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Reception to Estilo Hip-Hop has been generally positive. XXL Magazine described the film as "an antidote to the get-rich-quick schemes favored by many in modern hip-hop."[4] PopMatters awarded the documentary a 7/10 score and called it "sharp (and) engaging."[5]

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