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Hustler’s Convention (2015) DOC NYC 2015

Unseen Films

11 November 2015
by Steve Kopian

Vitally important look at the album Hustler’s Convention which influenced the generations of musicians that followed and essentially set the ground work for Rap and Hip Hop as we know it today.

For me this film is one giant “ah ha” moment as the history of Rap and Hip Hop was finally laid out before me… Watching the film was like having all of the last forty years suddenly click into focus with a loud clap of thunder.

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New York


Join Director Mike Todd and Producer Quenell Jones for the US Premiere of Hustlers Convention at the prestigious DocNYC.

14 November 2015 – 9:15pm
Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas – TICKETS

Hustlers Convention goes on general release in the US from 16 November. 



France Premiere

1 Maison du Hip Hop x Abdel Hiphop support x Magnum present Hustlers Convention

21 November 2015 – 2pm
Salle Olympe de Gouges, Paris – TICKETS (free event)


Sheffield DocFest

Sheffield Doc Fest


Join Director, Mike Todd, the Grandfather of Rap himself, Jalal Nuriddin, and Producer, Quenell Jones, for a special Q&A session following the film’s premiere screening in Sheffield.

7 June 2015 – 15:30
Molinaire Library Theatre – TICKETS