Watch a preview of a documentary about New York rap

'Spit Gold Under An Empire' is Emily Kai Bock's film about New York's underground rap scene, following Mykki Blanco, Angel Haze and CJ Fly.

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Emily Kai Bock, director of one of the most memorable music videos of recent times in the form of Grimes’ Oblivion, has put together a documentary on New York’s underground rap scene named ‘Spit Gold Under An Empire’. A short preview of the film has recently premiered on Nowness, focusing on Mykki Blanco, Angel Haze and CJ Fly. You can watch it above, and see the whole thing at the dedicated New American Noise website,# which also features documentaries about New Orleans bounce, shoegaze in Portland and Detroit’s warehouse scene.

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