film: ‘hustlers convention’ – a new documentary on lightnin’ rod of the last poets and his iconic solo album

July 16, 2015

Check out the trailer and teasers for new film ‘Hustlers Convention’. The documentary feature centers on the iconic album of the same name (regarded as “a cornerstone in the evolution of Hip Hop”) and its creator Lightnin’ Rod of legendary spoken word group The Last Poets. Intercut with archive footage and stills, the film features interviews from the late Amiri Baraka, Ice T, Melle Mel, KRS One, MC Lyte, executive producer Chuck D and many more. You can catch a free screening this coming sunday in Harlem, NYC. Click here for info.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor