Comment On 'the Art Of Rap': Ice-t And His Friends Give Hip-hop Some Of Its Due ✭✭ 1/2

'The Art of Rap': Ice-T and his friends give hip-hop some of its due ✭✭ 1/2

Why doesn't rap garner the respect afforded jazz and the blues? Not without its share of self-interest, the question recurs throughout "Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap," executive-produced, directed by and featuring Ice-T, who shares the screen with a strong percentage of the major rap and hip-hop artists of the last three decades.

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