The Hip Hop Project

2006, Documentary, 1h 28m

39 Reviews 2,500+ Ratings

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Director Matt Ruskin's enthusiasm for the project is readily apparent, but his film is unfocused, meandering, and frustrating to watch. Read critic reviews

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Chris "Kharma Kazi" Rolle, a homeless Brooklynite originally from the Bahamas, gets a fresh start under the guidance of Art Start, an educational support group. Rolle goes on to found "The Hip Hop Project," a music program for New York's at-risk youth, and encourages them to write and rap about the real issues affecting their lives.

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