Ice T has picked up the camera and directed his first documentary, and the subject matter could not be closer to his heart. Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap features a who’s-who of rap’s biggest stars from the last three decades and takes audiences through the evolution of the art form that has become among the biggest selling genres in the music industry. The film is a performance documentary that delves into the minds of the artists themselves and goes beyond the bling and the bodaciousness of its stars. The film’s first trailer has premiered in anticipation of the film’s June 15 release.
The film features no less than the greatest rappers in history including Afrika Bambaataa, Big Daddy Kane, B-Real, Bun B, Chino XL, Chuck D, Common, DJ Premier, DMC, Doug E. Fresh, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Grandmaster Caz, Ice Cube, Ice-T, Immortal Technique, Joe Budden, Kanye West, Kool Keith, KRS One, Lord Finesse, Lord Jamar, Marley Marl, MC Lyte, Melle Mel, Nas, Puerto Rico, Q-Tip, Raekwon, Rakim, RasKass, Redman, Royce Da 5’9”, Run, Salt, Snoop Dogg, WC, Xzibit, Yasiin(fka Mos Def).
The film's poster has premiered as well!