The Great Hip Hop Hoax
|The Great Hip Hop Hoax|
|Directed by||Jeanie Finlay|
The Great Hip Hop Hoax is a documentary film by Jeanie Finlay about a Scottish hip-hop duo called Silibil N' Brains, who pretended to be Americans to secure a £250,000 record deal with Sony. The film premiered at South by Southwest and was later shown at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, before a national theatrical release in Scotland and broadcasts on BBC Two Scotland, BBC Four, and Danish station DR2. It was pitched at Sheffield Doc/Fest's MeetMarket in 2008.
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- www.hiphophoax.com The Great Hip-Hop Hoax official site
- Storyville - The Great Hip-Hop Hoax at BBC Programmes
- The Great Hip Hop Hoax at IMDb