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Ice-T Grills Dr. Dre & Q-Tip In Unseen Outtakes From 'Art of Rap' (On DVD/VOD + Soundtrack)

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act September 18, 2012 at 4:54PM

Ice-T's documentary (and directorial debut), Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap, made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and was later acquired by Indomina in a world rights deal, for a June 15 theatrical premiere (in the USA), grossing $288,312 total.
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Art Of Rap
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Ice-T's documentary (and directorial debut), Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap, made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, and was later acquired by Indomina in a world rights deal, for a June 15 theatrical premiere (in the USA), grossing $288,312 total.

It was released in the UK on July 20th.

In the film, Ice-T engages several of rap’s most influential artists in conversation about the craft of rapping – among them Chuck D, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Eminem, MC Lyte, Mos Def, and Kanye West - with the goal being to explore the roots and history of rap, and reveal the creative process behind this global art form.

The film is out on DVD and on iTunes as a digital download today. Extra features details follow, depending on format:

Digital Release With iTunes Extras Bonus Features:

* Chuck D Outtake (iTunes exclusive)
* Dr. Dre Outtake
* Kanye West Outtake
* KRS-One Outtake
* Q-Tip Outtake

* Download "Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap" on iTunes at www.itunes.com/ArtOfRap


DVD Bonus Features:

* Commentaries by Ice-T and producer Paul Toogood
* Outtakes featuring Dr. Dre, Eminem, Ice Cube, Kanye West, KRS-One, Busy Bee, Craig G., Jim Jones, Too Short, Diabolic, CNN, Trigga Da Gambler and Smoothe Da Hustler, Just-Ice, Freddie Foxx, Tash of Tha Alkaholiks and KingTee* “The Making Of Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap, A Historical Perspective", with Dr. Gaye Theresa Johnson, Assistant Professor, Black Studies Department, University of California, Santa Barbara. * QR Code inside packaging unlocks additional bonus features online 


Xbox Bonus Features:

* B-Real Outtake

Also worth noting, the film's soundtrack is also available on CD and vinyl.

And with today's DVD/digital release of the film, 2 clips from the extras have been released; the first one features Ice-T and Dr. Dre, as the former questions the latter on how he developed his sound; the second features Ice-T and Q-Tip, as the latter tells the former on when he first tried rapping in front of an audience.

Watch them both below:

This article is related to: Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap, Ice-T


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