Showtime has an upcoming documentary on hip-hop titled Word Is Bond that should interest some viewers. The film is produced by Sacha Jenkins and will explore the power of lyrics in the world of rap music. From the origins in the South Bronx to its global commercial success, helping make rap slang so accessible and engraved into our own vocabulary.
As you will see from the trailer below, Nas, J. Cole, Rakim, Styles P and more will offer commentary on this phenomenon, with old footage and interviews.
Word is Bond premieres February 16 at 10pm EST on Showtime!