Thursday, 16 September 2010

RUBBLE KINGS: NEW YORK CITY STREET GANGS AND THE MUSIC THAT BROUGHT THEM TOGETHER


Puerto Rock Power!

Shan Nicholson, Kool Skool Family and director of Downtown Calling, is just putting the finishing touches on his new documentary on New York City gangs called Rubble Kings.


RUBBLE KINGS TRAILER from shan nicholson on Vimeo.
"From 1968 to 1975, gangs ruled New York City. Beyond the idealistic hopes of the civil rightsnmovement lay a unfocused rage. Neither law enforcement nor social agency could end the escalating bloodshed. Peace came only through the most unlikely and courageous of events that would change the world for generations to come by giving birth to hip-hop culture."

EL-P -"Time Won't Tell" from shan nicholson on Vimeo.

He also directed El-P's new video project -"Time Won't Tell"

http://shannicholson.com
Shan Nicholson on Vimeo