Screener - South Bank Show - Looking for the Perfect Beat
ID: ITV-01-0819
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