The Golden Age of hip-hop is regarded as the best era in hip-hop. The Killing of the 5th Element, examines the lost element of “consciousness”/knowledge in music. The Killing of the 5th Element covers diverse opinions from artists who answer the question, is music just entertainment or a movement that can spark change.
Speech (Arrested Development)
M1 (Dead Prez)
Jasiri X ( 1 Hood)
Cold Hard (Crucial Conflict)
Scoop Jackson (XXL)
Moe N. Reed (director), is a bay area native and CSU Northridge alum. She earned a M.A. degree in Screenwriting and received the A. Polonsky Screenwriting Award, which recognizes creative work with themes of social consciousness. Her project, (a hip-hop documentary) “The Killing of the 5th Element,” premiered at the Pan African Film Festival (2018), in the best documentary category.
As a writer she hopes to collaborate with other filmmakers of all genres.
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