G Funk
Feature | NR | 87 min
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Showings
Regal Hollywood 27 Theater 4Thu, Apr 20, 2017 9:00 PM Not Available  
 
Regal Hollywood 27 Theater 10Sun, Apr 23, 2017 2:30 PM Not Available  
 
Film Info
Section:Music Films Music City Competition
Genre:Documentary
Music
Run Time:84
Premiere Status:Southeast US Premiere
Rating:NR
Nation:USA
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Karam Gill
Cast:Warren G | Snoop Dogg | Ice Cube | Russell Simmons | Wiz Khalifa | Ice T
Producer:Warren G | Rubert Ruggeri | Gary Ousdahl | Rafael Chavez
Screenwriter:Karam Gill
Cinematographer:Ian Quill
Editor:Andrew Primavera | Mark Andrew Hamer
Music:Joel C. High
Description
During the early 90s the G Funk style of hip hop emerged from Los Angeles, combining melodic elements of Motown, Funk, and R&B with socially-aware gangsta rap. For the first time in history, a hip hop album debuted at #1 on the pop charts and the genre became a staple of mainstream American culture. The movement began with Warren G, Snoop Dogg, and Nate Dogg. As childhood friends, the trio formed the group 213 and were discovered by Deathrow Records and Dr. Dre. Deathrow went on to only support Snoop and Nate. While Snoop and Nate rose to international stardom, Warren moved back to Long Beach with hopes of making it on his own. The film follows his rise and the impact of G Funk on pop culture.
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