“Industry shady, it need to be taken over…” – Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter
This is a very important documentary right here, that sheds light on the misappropriations conducted by the RIAA and recording industry towards Hip-Hop and how hip-hop should strike back. Brought to us by Focus Media and featuring a cavalcade of artist and DJ’s from the underground to the mainstream.
“For decades hip hop has been controlled by the record companies. They invest millions and profit billions from global cassette, cd, and now ringtone sales. Music moguls afford a lifestyle comparable to what we see on mtv cribs. Eventually hip hop artist would adapt the record company formula, and start to strategically promote and market there own music. This has created a conflict inside the industry. The Record companies, in conjunction with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), have declared war. Offices have been raided, Mom and Pop stores have been closed, and many have been arrested. Hip Hop Artists, Djs, and producers have decided that the only way to survive in the music business is to “Kill The Record Labels”.WATCH IT NOW ON DEMAND AT KILLTHERECORDLABELS.COM”
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