Microphone Check

U.S., 138m, DCP

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Microphone Check: The Hidden History of Hip Hop is a groundbreaking documentary that offers a comprehensive narrative exploring the often-overlooked origins and evolution of hip hop culture. Directed by Tariq Nasheed, the film is a first-of-its-kind, delving deeply into the lives and contributions of the genre’s original pioneers. It provides a rich historical context through a captivating blend of interviews, archival footage, and cultural analysis. This documentary distinguishes itself by being the first to comprehensively explore the true origins of all the fundamental elements of hip hop, including DJing, MCing, graffiti, and breakdancing. It highlights the creative ingenuity, social impact, and enduring legacy of hip hop, reaffirming its status as a global cultural force.

A film by Tariq Nasheed