Hustlers Convention

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Hustlers Convention

Hustlers Convention

Release Date: January 01, 2015

Year    :   2015
Slogan    :   «The untold story of the album that changed the face of music»
Genres    :   Music, Documentary
Production Companies    :   Warehouse 51, BTN Eastlink, Riverhorse
Director    :   Mike Todd
Producers    :   Chuck D
Writers    :   
RunTime    :   96 mins.

The story of Sport and Spoon - two young hustlers who attend the eponymous convention, only to get tangled up in a financial disagreement that leads to a shootout, police chase and finishes with Sport on death row, weighing up what it all means. Taking its title from the album, the film blends archive photos with interviews and uses unique animated sequences set to the album. It portrays Hustlers Convention in its wider social context and Jalal's personal story as one of rap's undisputed pioneers.

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