Copyright Criminals (2009) [Documentality]

One thing is for certain, and George Clinton said it : ” Funk music is the DNA of Hip Hop”. What would Hip Hop music be without samples that patch up sounds from different sources to create something completely new? For our fourth chapter of Documentality, Elementality presents “Copyright Criminals”, a doc that explains the debate […]

Bomb It! Street Art is Revolution [Documentality]

[B]omb It! is a 2007 documentary directed by filmmaker Jon Reiss that follows graffiti’s evolution into a worldwide cultural movement that goes outside the confines of traditional artistic standards. Contrary to popular belief, graffiti art as we know it didn’t begin in New York but in Philadelphia. Reiss filmed graffiti art in different countries around […]

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap [Documentality]

Many have scrambled to understand musical cultures more in depth through the study and analysis of the roots, meaning, dynamic and influence of such movements. The history of African Americans is interwoven with musical movements which find their meaning in resistance and unity, such as Blues, Jazz and Hip-Hop. Hip-Hop is quite different in the […]

GARCIA Builds Bridges From Miami to Havana

All the way from the 305 (MIA), GARCIA is a leading voice in the Latin Hip-Hop scene, with roots in Cuba. Starting from back ’92, he has shared stages with established artists such as DMX, C-N-N, Mobb Deep, among others. Affiliated to Crazy Hood Productions, he’s been productive lately and has released 5 albums over […]