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As we know, the Nas documentary Time Is Illmatic will be opening the Tribeca Film Festival on April 16th in NYC. Up until now, we’ve only seen a quick teaser, but today Vulture unveils the official trailer.
Here is the full 1 hour unreleased T.I. documentary Beyond The Trail that was supposed to drop back in 2011.
Previously: T.I. – Drunk In Love (Remix)
Here’s a preview of My Krazy Life, an upcoming documentary from Compton’s YG that will debut through Complex on March 18th. This clip features commentary from A$ AP Rocky, Drake, Jeezy, Meek Mill DJ Mustard, Kendrick Lamar and others.
Q joined Power 105′s The Breakfast Club to promote Oxymoron, speak on why his 50 Cent collabo didn’t make the album, TDE movie/documentary rumors, performing on stage, comparisons to K-Dot, and more.
Previously: Video: Schoolboy Q Interview w/ Angie Martinez
Time is Illmatic, the feature length documentary from One9 and Erik Parker, is set to open the annual Tribeca Film Festival in New York on April 16th. The film will take an in-depth look at the creation of Illmatic and Nas’ life in Queens as well as his relationship with his father Olu Dara. Parker and One9, who wrote and directed respectively, also served as producers on the project along with Nas’ manager Anthony Saleh.
Hit the jump to watch a short teaser.
Revolt accompanied Wale on his first trip to his homeland of Nigeria. The doc will air on January 20th at 10:00 pm.
Previously: Young Thug ft. Wale – Stoner (Remix)
Here’s a trailer for a new 8-part documentary from Noisey on Chief Keef and the underground music landscape in Chicago.
Previously: Chief Keef – Killer + Make It Count
Here’s a trailer for Shake The Dust, a new documentary by filmmaker Adam Sjoberg about break dancing as it is practiced by youth across the globe in the 21st Century. The director visited locations in Uganda, Cambodia, Yemen and Colombia and spoke to the dancers about how the art form has inspired them to demand change. Nas has signed on as an executive producer and will contribute original music to the film’s soundtrack.
Speaking to the Hollywood Reporter, he explained his involvement:
“What these kids are doing around the world reminds me why I fell in love with hip-hop and how important it is as a creative and constructive outlet,” Nas said in a statement. “After hearing Adam’s vision for this project and hearing the stories, I was incredibly excited to help bring the film to global audiences who need to hear this surprising message of empowerment.”
VICE documents Black Bike Week in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Here’s a short documentary on the rise of Black Moon in honor of the 20th anniversary of their seminal debut album Enta Da Stage this Saturday. You can catch Buck, 5FT and Evil Dee at the Music Hall of Williamsburg tonight for the Duck Down x Javotti Media CMJ Showcase. Also, the group will streaming a live performance of the entire album and Q&A on Saturday at 4:00 PM EST on turntable.com.