Pick up the mic

Pick up the mic the evolution of homohop / [videorecording] : Subtitle can be read as: Revolution of homohop Rhino Films presents ; producer, Andy Wombwell ; produced by Alan Skinner ; directed by Alex Hinton. - [Standard format]. - [West Hollywood, CA] : Planet Janice Films, c2009. - 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Title from container. Originally produced as a documentary motion picture in 2006. Includes deleted scenes, extended segments with Cazwell, Deadlee, Paradigm, QBoy, Scream Club, Soce, and more.

Camera, Alex Hinton & Bret Berg ; edited by Alan Skinner & Alex Hinton. Camera, Alex Hinton & Bret Berg ; edited by Alan Skinner & Alex Hinton.

Featuring Aggracyst, Johnny Dangerous, Deadlee, Deep Dickollective, Dutchboy, Tori Fixx, God-des, Jenro, Juba Kalamka, Katastrophe, Miss Money, Paradigm, QBoy, Scream Club, Marcus Rene Van, Tim'm T. West.

Shot over a three-year period in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Minneapolis, Houston, and even the Ozarks, this documentary captures the birth of the queer hip-hop movement and chronicles its growth into a global community of out artists. More than a dozen LGBT rappers reveal their lives and take to the stage in performances that challenge the traditionally homophobic world of hip-hop.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

DVD; stereo; all regions.



Gay musicians--United States.
Rap musicians--United States.
Homosexuality and popular music.
Homosexuality and music.
Popular music--2001-2010.

Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

ML3531 / .P53 2009


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