Beat This: A Hip-Hop History
|Beat This: A Hip-Hop History|
|Directed by||Dick Fontaine|
|Narrated by||Imhotep Gary Byrd|
Beat This: A Hip-Hop History is a 1984 BBC documentary film about hip-hop culture, directed by Dick Fontaine. The cast includes Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Kool Herc — the film includes footage from Herc's original dance parties — The Cold Crush Brothers, Jazzy Jay, Brim Fuentes, and The Dynamic Rockers. It is narrated by Imhotep Gary Byrd. Originally part of the Arena television series, it was among the first crop of documentaries about hip-hop.
- Larry Getlen, "A Better Vibe", Wesleyan (Wesleyan University alumni magazine), Issue IV 2006, 28–32. p.28.
- Beat This: a Hip Hop History screening at Saddlers Wells, www.britishhiphop.co.uk. Retrieved 4 March 2007.
- Beat This: a Hip Hop History screening at Saddlers Wells, www.britishhiphop.co.uk, 12 April 2006. Retrieved 4 March 2007.
- Beat This: A Hip-Hop History on IMDb Accessed online 4 March 2007.
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