Five Sides of a Coin
Five Sides of a Coin (2004)

Exploding the myth that Hip-Hop is merely 'rap music,' "5 Sides of a Coin" is an in-depth look at the worldwide phenomenon of Hip-Hop. Today Hip-Hop is a multi-billion dollar industry and a socially relevant culture.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 12, 2004
DVD Release Date: June 14, 2005
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A.O. Scott
New York Times

If you like the music, you will appreciate Mr. Kell's attention to it, and relish the on-camera presence of legends like Kool Herc and Afrika Bambaataa. But '5 Sides of a Coin' will make your head nod more than it makes your eyes widen or your ears pop.

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Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

Kell doesn't stay on any of these subjects long enough to score more than a tasty, semi-obscure factoid or two from each.

Laura Sinagra
Village Voice

This survey is a well-meaning Nickelodeon pep rally.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

A decent enough intro to the music many of us spend our time avoiding.

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