Legendary Cyphers: A 360 Documentary by Solenne Tadros, Omotola Omolayole and Alex Gerald
Every Friday night from May through November in Union Square, seasoned MCs come together with first-time writers and passerby from around the world to celebrate hip hop in its most organic form: the freestyle cypher. Once the beat drops, the rhymes literally don’t stop. From the middle of the circle to the crew’s favorite 24-hour pizza joint, experience the energy for yourself in this raw 360-degree documentary.
This short film was nominated for 'Best Documentary' at the Hip Hop Film Festival NYC, 2017 and will be shown once again at the Hip Hop Film Festival NYC, 2018.
It was also featured at the Urban Films Festival in Paris, 2017.