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New doc on Hip-hop about debunking clichés

French filmmakers Maxime Giffard and Felix Teissier have created a new documentary film West Coast Theory, produced by Avalanche Productions. The doc will follow rappers and hip-hop artists who don't always rely on computer-generated sounds and methods and who use traditional instruments like guitars and pianos to create their music. The doc features the likes of Xzibit, Will I Am and Snoop Dogg, showcasing their personal approaches to hip-hop.
May 20, 2009

French filmmakers Maxime Giffard and Felix Teissier have created a new documentary film West Coast Theory, produced by Avalanche Productions. The doc will follow rappers and hip-hop artists who don’t always rely on computer-generated sounds and methods and who use traditional instruments like guitars and pianos to create their music. The doc features the likes of Xzibit, Will I Am and Snoop Dogg, showcasing their personal approaches to hip-hop.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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