THE HIP HOP PROJECT, winner of 16 film festival awards, comes to DVD on January 5th, 2010!
“Giving inspirational a good name… vibrant and soulful.” ‚Äî Jeannett Catsoulis, The New York Times
“…Irresistibly uplifting… unquestionably honest… an emotional tidal flow.” ‚Äî John Anderson, Variety
“Inspirational… emotionally raw.” ‚Äî Mark Olsen, Los Angeles Times
“Inspirational… a compelling, uplifting tale.” ‚Äî Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter
From executive producers Bruce Willis and Queen Latifah, THE HIP HOP PROJECT is the compelling story of a group of New York City teens who embark on a unique journey of self-discovery as they dare to reach for their dreams. Inspired by a formerly homeless teenager named Kazi, the young people struggle to write music about the tough issues affecting their lives. Over the next four years, they overcome daunting obstacles to produce a powerful and thought-provoking album, recorded in a studio donated by Willis and hip hop mogul Russell Simmons. Winner of 16 film festivals this critically acclaimed film is a lasting legacy to the teens’ transformation through the power of hope and healing.