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Beat This: A Hip-Hop History

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Beat This: A Hip Hop History (1984)

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Beat This! - A Hip Hop History ( 1984 )

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Beat This!: A Hip-Hop History [1 of 6] (Landing on Planet Rock)

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Beat This!: A Hip-Hop History [4 of 6] (Graffiti & Cold Crush Brothers)

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Beat This!: A Hip-Hop History [3 of 6] (Afrika Bambaataa)

Beat This: A Hip-Hop History is a 1984 BBC documentary film about hip-hop culture, directed by Dick Fontaine. The cast includes Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Kool Herc — the film includes footage from Herc's original dance parties — The Cold Crush Brothers, Jazzy Jay, Brim Fuentes, and The Dynamic Rockers. It is narrated by Imhotep Gary Byrd. Originally part of the Arena television series, it was among the first crop of documentaries about hip-hop.
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