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Benny Boom Producing Documentary On Native Tongues Posse


(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

  • churchboy2

    THIS documentary will get my money; a worthwhile subject matter indeed.

  • I hope its a good movie because that Tribe called quest was excellent

    • dont forget BEATNUTS its part of that crew also,, as a matter of fact they coming out with a callbo album with Tha Alkaholiks this year called Liknuts , i know thats going to be a tight album,   you can check them out at  Liknuts dot com   

      • jamaicanbornanbreed

        good shit i’m deffinatly checking dat out

  • jamaicanbornanbreed

    yo yo black sheep,moni love,and lords of da underground was also part of da native tongue(homey joel already mentioned pshyco les & juju otherwise known as da beatnuts)….an era in hi-hop dat will never be around again..a time when apperance,thugery,and money meant NOTHING…it was all about da music(beats & rhymes)…it’s sad my kids will never relive such an euphoric moment

  • Tony G.

    this is the type of thing that this new generation of rap fans should be required to watch..so they can learn about some real hip hop

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