Copyright Criminals trailer

Copyright Criminals, a documentary about digital samplings head-on collision with copyright law, features many of hip-hop musics celebrated figures—including Public Enemy, De La Soul, the Beastie Boys, and Digital Underground—as well as emerging artists from record labels Definitive Jux, Rhymesayers, Ninja Tune, and more. The documentary also provides an in-depth look at artists who have been sampled, such as former James Brown drummer Clyde Stubblefield, as well as commentary by another highly sampled musician, funk legend George Clinton.

The documentary will premiere on PBS in January 2010.

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~ by redspyda on October 27, 2009.

One Response to “Copyright Criminals trailer”

  1. […] to YN for ripping. Almost forgot this documentary was supposed to air this month. Definitely a good watch for anyone interested in Hip Hop, sampling and ethics of copyright laws. […]

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