Rapture

First Impressions: Netflix’s Rapture examines the power of hip hop with empathy and intimacy

March 29, 2018

Hip hop, now considered the dominant and most popular style of contemporary music in the world, is one of the most powerful and important forms of art to emerge in the past few decades, and that can be an incredibly hard notion for many to wrap their head around. The fascination with the art and […]

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Interview: Rapture director Ben Selkow on 2 Chainz, artistry and hip hop

March 27, 2018

Gearing up for the new Netflix and Mass Appeal collaboration, Rapture – a docuseries analysing hip hop through the perspectives and lives of several artists across generations – we stopped by the red carpet preview at SXSW Film Festival to catch up with a few members of the cast and crew. The series, which premieres […]

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SXSW Interview: Rapture director Marcus A. Clarke on T.I., G-Eazy and A Boogie wit da Hoodie

March 26, 2018

Ahead of Netflix and Mass Appeal’s new docuseries examining hip hop through various rappers across generations, we took to the red carpet preview at the recent SXSW Film Festival to speak to some of the cast and crew. Marcus A. Clarke, who serves as director for three of the eight episodes was once such crew […]

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Discussing the rise of Just Blaze in Netflix’s Rapture with director Gabriel Noble

March 26, 2018

In just a few days time, music fans will be given a unique insight into the lives and perspectives of individual rappers with new Netflix docuseries Rapture. Produced in collaboration with Mass Appeal, the eight-part hip hop series will look at the culture and art via artists across generations, one being super producer Just Blaze. […]

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SXSW Interview: Sacha Jenkins talks hip hop and art for new Netflix series Rapture

March 24, 2018

Netflix has hooked up with Sacha Jenkins and several other directors to curate a new eight-part docuseries on hip hop. Premiering around the world at the end of March, Rapture will bring unique perspectives on the personal lives of various well-known and rising stars within the culture, from Nas and T.I to Dave East and […]

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