BEAT THIS!: A HIP-HOP HISTORY
The Diggersunion: Beat This!: A Hip-Hop History is a 1984 BBC documentary film
about hip-hop culture, directed by Dick Fontaine. The cast includes
Afrika Bambaataa, DJ Kool Herc – the film includes footage from Herc’s
original dance parties — The Cold Crush Brothers, Jazzy Jay, Brim
Fuentes, and The Dynamic Rockers, and is narrated by Imhotep Gary Byrd.
Originally part of the Arena television series, it was among the first
crop of documentaries about hip-hop. As always, enjoy and be educated.