Emmy Award winning actor Ving Rhames will narrate
a new documentary titled "Beef," that chronicles various rap battles
and rivalries throughout the history of hip-hop.
The DVD is the third installment in a 12 part
series by QD3 Entertainment and Image. The first two installments, "Thug
Angel," which was a documentary on the life of Tupac Shakur and "The
Freshest Kids," a history of breakdancing, were received to critical acclaim.
"Beef," which was directed by Peter
Spirer, examines the history of various beefs and features rappers speaking
of their favorite beefs and what or whom they have issues with now.
50 Cent, DMX, Ja-Rule, Mobb Deep, Ice T, NWA,
Cypress Hill, Snoop Dogg, Tupac, Jay-Z, Nas, KRS-One, MC Shan, Busy Bee, Kool
Moe Dee and others are featured on the documentary, which features exclusive
and rare archival performances.
"Beef" is slated to hit stores in September.