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Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap

Overview


Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

June 15, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Ice-T

Starring :

Ice Cube, Mos Def, Royce da 5'9", Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Ice-T, Nas, Kanye West, Bun B

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 5
Reviewed by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Sara Stewart [New York Post]
Reviewed by Nicolas Rapold [New York Times]
Reviewed by Kevin C. Johnson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

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