Black August Hip Hop Project
Black August Hip Hop Project (2010), a documentary directed by writer and filmmaker, dream hampton, in association with Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, is intended to raise awareness about political prisoners in the United States and abroad. The documentary features interviews with intellectuals and social activists such as Assata Shakur, as well as performances by Hip-Hop artists such as Talib Kweli, Mos Def, David Banner, Dead Pres, and Common. Shot in the span of ten years, Black August Hip-Hop Project takes us to New York City, Cuba, and South Africa.
Guest: Assata Shakur (video satellite), Common, Dead Prez, Yasiin Bey, The Roots, Talib Kweli & more