(AllHipHop News) A new documentary examining the influence of Hip-Hop collective Native Tongues will be released this year.
Film and music video director Benny Boom has signed on as a producer for the documentary, titled “Speaking In Tongues.”
The full-length documentary will explore the influence of the Native Tongues, which included acts like The Jungle Brothers, De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, Queen Latifah and others.
The group of emcees helped inject a new sense of consciousness and fashion into hip-hop in the early and mid/1990s.
The sonic legacy of the group can be heard and acts like Common, Little Brother, Mos Def and countless others.
Award-winning veteran filmmaker Omar Akil is directing “Speaking In Tongues,” which slated for a fourth quarter 2012 release.
“Speaking In Tongues” is slated for a fourth quarter 2012 release.
Fans can receive updates on the documentary via FaceBook at http://www.facebook.com/NativeTonguesDoc