Acadamy Award Nominated
Director Peter Spirer has announced he is releasing a
new documentary that features some of Hip-Hop's biggest
acts, including Nas, Jay-Z and Q-Tip. The forthcoming
documentary, is titled East Coast Mix 1 and will be available
on the DVD/VHS format.
interviews artists, as they explain what Hip-Hop means
to them. Among the video highlights is Nas and his brother
leading viewers on a tour through their old stomping grounds,
the Queensbridge Housing Projects. Nas relates stories
about growing up, the death of his friend Ill Will and
his success as a recording artist.
about his rise to prominence from his recording studio
and speaks on his influence on Hip-Hop music.
not new to Hip-Hop music. He directed 1997's classic,
Rhyme And Reason for Miramax. Rhyme And Reason followed
the rise of Rap music, from the streets in the Bronx to
the Boardrooms. Rhyme And Reason has interviews with such
artists as Heavy D, The Fugees, Ice-T, The Notorious B.I.G.
Mix is scheduled to br released July 2nd.