Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Trailer

Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap Trailer (2012)

"Hip Hop didn't invent anything. Hip Hop reinvented everything" 15 June 2012 Factual, Foreign 106 mins

SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP is a feature length performance documentary about the runaway juggernaut that is Rap music. At the wheel of this unstoppable beast is the film's director and interviewer Ice-T. Taking us on a deeply personal journey Ice-T uncovers how this music of the street has grown to dominate the world. Along the way Ice-T meets a whole spectrum of Hip-Hop talent, from founders, to new faces, to the global superstars like Eminem, Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg and Kanye West. He exposes the roots and history of Rap and then, through meeting many of its most famous protagonists, studies the living mechanism of the music to reveal 'The Art Of Rap'. This extraordinary film features unique performances from the entire cast, without resorting to archive material, to build a fresh and surprising take on the phenomenon that is Rap.

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as Himself

Dr. Dre

as Himself

Ice Cube

as Himself

Snoop Dogg

as Himself


as Himself

Bun B

as Himself

Busy Bee

as Himself

Kool Boy

as Himself

Joe Budden

as Himself

Cashout Chris

as Himself


as Himself

Chuck D.

as Himself

Mos Def

as Himself


Paul Toogood

Paul Toogood Executive Producer

Alison Toogood

Alison Toogood Executive Producer

Jeremy Hewson

Jeremy Hewson Cinematography

Adam F.

Adam F. Music



International Releases Dates

United States 15 June 2012

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