How the music of Leimert Park changed the face of music today: The Good Life Cafe documentary FREE on Hulu

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The documentary - that premiered to a nationwide audience on Showtime - chronicles the underground scene that sprouted Freestyle Fellowship (Myka 9, Aceyalone, Self Jupiter, Peace), Chali2na, Medusa, Ellay Khule, Chillin Villain Empire, Volume Ten,
Pigeon John & more.

The health food spot called the Good Life Café in Leimert Park hosted freestyle
hip-hop battles
that started the West Coast sound still influential - emulated and alive- today.

Support local artists - the
filmmakers get a couple cents every time you watch, so please watch and
spread the word. Please support hip hop filmmaking.

Buy the full DVD with 70 mins of bonus features at or via Netflix. You can still download to your
IPod on ITunes.

Directed by Ava DuVernay, THIS IS THE LIFE is a feature-length documentary chronicling "The Good Life" emcees, the alternative music
movement they developed, and their worldwide influence on the art form.

Featuring new interviews with: Myka Nyne and PEACE of Freestyle
Fellowship, Chali2na and Cut Chemist of Jurassic 5, NgaFsh, Riddlore,
Tray-Loc & Wreckless of CVE, Abstract Rude and Zulu Butterfly of
ATU, Ellay Khule of Hip Hop Klan, Medusa of S.I.N, Born Allah, Ganjah
K, Fatjack, JMD, Omid, Pigeon John, 2Mex of OMD, Jyant & Eve of
Figures of Speech, Big Al, T-Love of Urban Props, Sheena Lester &
B+ of Rappages, Mear One, Mike Nardone of KXLU's We Came From Beyond,
Garth Trinidad of KCRW's Chocolate City, Monalisa Murray, Jah Orah,
Hines, Busdriver, Monique Matthews, Keen and B. Hall & R. Kain
Blaze, co-founders of The Good Life.

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