<i>Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes</i> filmmaker Byron Hurt


  • ...a broad and eye-opening portrait of hip-hop masculinity.

    The Washington Post
  • Part of what makes the hourlong film so captivating is watching Hurt expand the scope of his investigation as the film progresses.

    Boston Globe
  • An incisive, informative and entertaining hour-long documentary, Hurt explores both the potential negative impact of some hip-hop music and the reason the genre has matured the way it has.

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • ....thoughtful, potent examination of the origins and legacy of the stereotypical hip-hop icon.

    Time Out Chicago