Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap—STANDBY ONLY


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The History and Craft of HipHop-01The History and Craft of Hip-Hop

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap—STANDBY ONLY

  1. Friday, November 6, 2015 7:00 p.m.
Image from the film Something from Nothing the Art of Rap
All tickets have been distributed for this screening. IU Cinema will recognize a standby line at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 6, and seat patrons as space is available. Patrons with tickets must be seated by 6:55 p.m. to be guaranteed a seat. In Ice-T’s documentary, the greatest rappers ever to hold a mic—among them Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee, Q-Tip, Rakim, and Eminem—discuss the minutiae of their craft, from rhyme schemes to flow to lyrical topics to vocal production. Along the way, viewers are treated to freestyle rhymes by each of the artists, as well as discussions of the qualities they value most in rap and excerpts from their own favorite rap songs. Contains strong language. (HD)