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A group of rappers and producers are reimagining not just the sound of Los Angeles, but its slang, its fashion sense, and the cultural divide between blacks and latinos.
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The documentary follows Noyz, Aiona, and the WayCool collective around the eclectic suburb as they fight to expand the town's rap scene.
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With a DIY mentality and a diverse and robust musical output, the Dutch city's black meal scene is steadily growing in stature, and rightly so.
From Moscow with Flow: How Rap Became Russia's Most Important Genre
Relying on DIY methods and a "fuck the major labels" attitude, homegrown rappers are bringing a fresh, global sound to the Russian underground.