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Hip Hop 50th Anniversary: Beat Street
Episode 3811th August 2023 • Hip Hop Movie Club • Hip Hop Movie Club
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In honor of the 50th anniversary of hip hop, today August 11th, Hip Hop Movie Club presents an encore release of our very first episode. We reviewed the 1984 classic Beat Street. Listen and hear just why this film is required viewing for any hip hop fan.  

Original show notes:

Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Hip Hop Movie Club podcast. Your HHMCs Boogie, DynoWright, and JB are discussing BEAT STREET, the 1984 classic starring Rae Dawn Chong, Guy Davis, Jon Chardiet and a who's who of early hip hop artists.

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