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form y separately published work icon B.L.A.C.K. : An Aboriginal Song of Hip-hop single work   film/TV  
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 B.L.A.C.K. : An Aboriginal Song of Hip-hop
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'B.L.A.C.K. is a cypher scribed by independent and indigenous Hip Hop artist, Wire MC, which stands for Born Long Ago Creation's Keeper. Through interview and observation the song is visually and dialectically deconstructed to speak of contemporary issues around Aboriginal blackness, politics and culture. The filmmaker with his own roots in hip hop aligns himself with Wire and through a rapped narrative adds antoher layer of complexity to notions of blackness, by pulling apart his own identity. This is a musical documentary that exposes an authentic and empowering B.L.A.C.K. voice existing underneath the hype of 'bling-bling' hip hop.'

Source: (Sighted 7/9/11)



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