Extract from South Bank show ' Looking for the Perfect Beat'
ID: ITV-01-0142
Format: SD

The story of rap and hip hop music as part of black American culture. Rap is just the spoken word over music. Hip hop is the whole culture: the rappers, the dancers, the clothes, the graffiti - the attitude. This film explores the development of the genre, from its origins in the streets and block parties of New York's South Bronx, to the explosion of so-called gangsta rap in Los Angeles - NORTH AMERICA RIGHTS ONLY.A RIGHTS CHECK WILL NEED TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE RELEASE OF MASTER. PLEASE NOTE: B&W clips of James Brown and John Coltrane are not itv and will require further clerances