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Style Wars is an American 1983 documentary film on hip hop culture and its American roots, directed by Tony Silver and produced in collaboration with Henry Chalfant. [1]

64 relations: A. O. Scott, Beat Bop, Black Star (rap duo), Brad Pitt, Breakdancing, Clinging to a Scheme, Crazy Legs (dancer), Dion DiMucci, DJ Hype, DJ Kay Slay, DJ Zinc, DONDI, Drop the Bomb, Drum and bass, EBay, Ed Koch, Fab Five Freddy, Film festival, Flea (musician), Frosty Freeze, Futura (graffiti artist), Goldie, Graffiti, Grandmaster Flash, Guru (rapper), Henry Chalfant, Hip hop, IZ the Wiz, Jam Hot, James Franco, John Matos, Johnny Dynell, Kase2, Kool DJ Red Alert, Lady Pink, List of Sundance Film Festival award winners, Mare139, Martha Cooper, Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star, New York City, New York City Police Department, PBS, Plexifilm, Rammellzee, Rapping, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Respiration (song), Rock Steady Crew, Seen (artist), Seventeen (1985 film), ..., Spike Jonze, Sundance Film Festival, The Fearless Four (band), The Message (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five song), The New York Times, The Radio Dept., The Sugarhill Gang, The Wanderer (Dion song), Tracy 168, Treacherous Three, Trouble Funk, Vancouver International Film Festival, Zephyr (artist), 8th Wonder (song). Expand index (14 more) »

A. O. Scott

Anthony Oliver Scott (born July 10, 1966), known professionally as A. O. Scott, is an American journalist and film critic.

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Beat Bop

"Beat Bop" is a hip hop single by American rappers Rammellzee and K-Rob, originally released in 1983 by record label Tartown.

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Black Star (rap duo)

Black Star is an American hip hop duo formed in 1997, from Brooklyn, New York City, New York.

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Brad Pitt

William Bradley "Brad" Pitt (born December 18, 1963) is an American actor and film producer.

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Breakdancing, also called breaking or b-boying/b-girling, is an athletic style of street dance.

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Clinging to a Scheme

Clinging to a Scheme is the third studio album by Swedish indie pop band The Radio Dept. It was released on 19 April 2010 by Labrador Records.

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Crazy Legs (dancer)

Richard Colón (born January 1, 1966), better known by his stage name Crazy Legs, is an American b-boy from the Bronx New York City, USA.

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Dion DiMucci

Dion Francis DiMucci (born July 18, 1939), better known mononymously as Dion, is an American singer, songwriter whose work has incorporated elements of doo-wop, rock and R&B styles—and, most recently, straight blues.

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DJ Hype

DJ Hype is the stage name of drum and bass producer and DJ Kevin Ford.

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DJ Kay Slay

Keith Grayson (born August 14, 1966), professionally known as DJ Kay Slay, is an American hip hop disc jockey (DJ) from New York City.

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DJ Zinc

Benjamin Pettit, better known by his stage name DJ Zinc, is a DJ from the United Kingdom.

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Donald Joseph White, "DONDI" (April 7, 1961 – October 2, 1998) was an American graffiti artist.

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Drop the Bomb

Drop the Bomb is a studio album released in 1982 by the Washington, D.C.-based go-go band Trouble Funk.

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Drum and bass

Drum and bass (also written as "drum 'n' bass" or "drum & bass"; commonly abbreviated as "D&B", "DnB" or "D'n'B"), is a genre and branch of electronic music which emerged from rave and jungle scenes in Britain during the early 1990s.

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eBay Inc. is a multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that facilitates consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website.

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Ed Koch

Edward Irving Koch (December 12, 1924February 1, 2013) was an American lawyer, politician, political commentator, movie critic and reality television arbitrator.

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Fab Five Freddy

Fred Brathwaite (born August 31, 1959) more popularly known as Fab 5 Freddy, is an American visual artist, filmmaker, rapper and hip hop pioneer.

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Film festival

A film festival is an organized, extended presentation of films in one or more cinemas or screening venues, usually in a single city or region.

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Flea (musician)

Michael Peter Balzary (born October 16, 1962), better known by his stage name Flea, is an American musician and actor.

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Frosty Freeze

Wayne "Frosty Freeze" Frost (December 4, 1963 – April 3, 2008), also known as The Freeze To Please, was an American old school hip hop b-boy known as a member of the second generation of the hip hop/breakdancing group, Rock Steady Crew.

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Futura (graffiti artist)

Leonard Hilton McGurr (born 17 November 1955), known as Futura, and formerly known as "Futura 2000", is an American graffiti artist.

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Clifford Joseph Price, MBE (born 19 September 1965), better known by his stage name Goldie, is an English musician, DJ, visual artist and actor from Walsall.

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Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.

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Grandmaster Flash

Joseph Saddler (born January 1, 1958), better known as Grandmaster Flash, is an American hip hop recording artist and DJ.

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Guru (rapper)

Keith Edward Elam (July 17, 1966April 19, 2010), better known by his stage name Guru (a backronym for Gifted Unlimited Rhymes Universal), was an American rapper, producer, and actor.

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Henry Chalfant

Henry Chalfant (born January 2, 1940) is an American photographer and videographer most notable for his work on graffiti, breakdance, and hip hop culture.

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Hip hop

Hip hop, or hip-hop, is a subculture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s.

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IZ the Wiz

Michael "Iz the Wiz" Martin (November 30, 1958 – June 17, 2009) was one of the most prominent graffiti writers of the New York graffiti movement of the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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Jam Hot

"Jam Hot" (Acme Music Corporation Records, 1983) is a song written by John E Savas and was the first single by New York City DJ Johnny Dynell.

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James Franco

James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor, filmmaker, and college instructor.

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John Matos

Crash (b. John Matos, Bronx, New York, October 11, 1961) is a graffiti artist.

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Johnny Dynell

Johnny Dynell (born John Savas) is a New York City DJ, record producer, recording artist, remixer and nightclub promoter, and nightlife impresario.

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Kase2 (born 1958), also known as King Kase2 and Case2; born Jeff Brown, was a graffiti writer and a significant contributor to the hip-hop movement.

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Kool DJ Red Alert

Kool DJ Red Alert (born Frederick Crute on November 27, 1956) is an American disc jockey who rose to fame on 98.7 Kiss-FM in New York City, and is recognized as one of the founding fathers of hip hop music and culture.

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Lady Pink

Lady Pink (born Sandra Fabara, 1964) is a graffiti and mural artist based in New York City.

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List of Sundance Film Festival award winners

This is a list of films that won awards at the American Sundance Film Festival.

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Carlos Rodriguez (also known as Mare 139) is a New York-based artist born in 1965 in Spanish Harlem, New York City.

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Martha Cooper

Martha Cooper is an American photojournalist born in the 1940s in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star

Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star (often called simply Black Star) is the only studio album by Black Star, a hip hop duo consisting of emcees Talib Kweli and Mos Def (the latter of whom now goes by Yasiin Bey).

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Police Department

The City of New York Police Department, commonly known as the NYPD, is the primary law enforcement and investigation agency within the five boroughs of New York City.

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Plexifilm is an independent DVD label and film production company co-founded by Gary Hustwit (formerly VP of Salon.com) and Sean Anderson (formerly Director of DVD Development of The Criterion Collection) in 2001.

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Rammellzee (stylized RAMM:ΣLL:ZΣΣ, pronounced "Ram: Ell: Zee"; late 1960 – June 27, 2010) was a visual artist, gothic futurist "graffiti writer", painter, performance artist, hip hop musician, art theoretician, and sculptor from New York City.

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Rapping (or rhyming, spitting, emceeing, MCing) is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates "rhyme, rhythmic speech, and street vernacular", which is performed or chanted in a variety of ways, usually over a backbeat or musical accompaniment.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

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Respiration (song)

"Respiration" is the second single from Black Star's eponymously titled 1998 album (see 1998 in music).

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Rock Steady Crew

Rock Steady Crew is an American breaking and hip hop group which has become a franchise name for multiple groups in other locations.

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Seen (artist)

Richard "Richie" Mirando, known as Seen UA (born 1961) is an American graffiti artist.

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Seventeen (1985 film)

Seventeen is a documentary film directed by Joel DeMott and Jeff Kreines.

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Spike Jonze

Adam Spiegel (born October 22, 1969), known professionally as Spike Jonze (pronounced "Jones"), is an American filmmaker, photographer, and actor, whose work includes music videos, commercials, film and television.

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Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, takes place annually in Park City, Utah.

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The Fearless Four (band)

The Fearless Four (also known as Fearless 4 and Fearless Four) is an American old school hip hop group from Harlem, New York.

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The Message (Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five song)

"The Message" is a song by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Radio Dept.

The Radio Dept. is a dream pop band from Lund, Sweden signed to Labrador Records.

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The Sugarhill Gang

The Sugarhill Gang is an American hip hop group.

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The Wanderer (Dion song)

"The Wanderer" is a song written by Ernie Maresca and originally recorded by Dion.

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Tracy 168

TRACY 168 (born Michael Tracy in 1958) is an American graffiti artist.

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Treacherous Three

The Treacherous Three was a pioneering hip hop group that was formed in 1978 and consisted of DJ Easy Lee, Kool Moe Dee, L.A. Sunshine, Special K and Spoonie Gee (who left in the late 1970s), with occasional contributions from DJ Dano B, DJ Reggie Reg and DJ Crazy Eddie.

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Trouble Funk

Trouble Funk is an American R&B and funk band from Washington, D.C. The group helped to popularize funk and the subgenre go-go in the Washington metropolitan area.

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Vancouver International Film Festival

The Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) is an annual film festival held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada for two weeks in late September and early October.

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Zephyr (artist)

ZEPHYR, born Andrew Witten, is a graffiti artist, lecturer and author from New York City.

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8th Wonder (song)

"8th Wonder" is a 1980 single by the American hip hop trio the Sugarhill Gang, originally released on Sugarhill Records.

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