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The HYPEBEAST Review: Big Fun in the Big Town – A Document of Hip-Hop’s Past in the Late ’80s

EditorialComments ⋅ May 24, 2012
“You learn rap from the streets.” The response, taken from an interviewee in the hip-hop documentary, Big Fun in the Big Town, truly embodies what this 25-year-old film is all about. The year was 1986. Rock journalist and radio host Br...

25 Years In the Making, ‘Big Fun In The Big Town’ Hip-Hop Documentary to Be Released

MusicComments ⋅ Apr 25, 2012
In 1986, Run-DMC was just making it big. LL Cool J was still living with his grandmother. And the Latin Quarter was at the epicenter of a rapidly rising artistic movement. Big Fun In The Big Town, a 1986 documentary following the rise of hip-hop cult...