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Beef (2003)

R
103 min | Documentary

A documentary on the evolution of MC battles from verbal one-upmanship to street warfare.
Composers
J-Force (as J Force) | Quincy Jones III (as Quincy 'QD3' Jones III) | Femi Ojetunde | Paul Vega
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Updated Aug 31, 2003

Release date
Aug 2003 (United States)

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Ving Rhames
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50 Cent
Self - Shady / Aftermath Recording Artist Self - Shady / Aftermath Recording Artist   See fewer
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Kevin Anderson
Self - V.I.P. Records Self - V.I.P. Records   See fewer
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B-Real
Self (as B Real) Self (as B Real)   See fewer
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Big Daddy Kane
Self - Hip Hop Artist Self - Hip Hop Artist   See fewer
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Bone Thugs n Harmony
Themselves (archive footage) (as Bone Thugs-n-Harmony) Themselves (archive footage) (as Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)   See fewer
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Jim Brown
Self - NFL Hall of Famer, Gang Mediator Self - NFL Hall of Famer, Gang Mediator   See fewer
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Busy Bee
Self - 'Chief Rocker' (as Busy Bee Starski) Self - 'Chief Rocker' (as Busy Bee Starski)   See fewer
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Black Child
Self - Murder Inc. Records Self - Murder Inc. Records   See fewer
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs
Self (archive footage) (as Puffy) Self (archive footage) (as Puffy)   See fewer
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Common
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Anthony 'Treach' Criss
Self - Rapper / Actor (as Treach) Self - Rapper / Actor (as Treach)   See fewer
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Davey D
Self - Hip Hop Historian Self - Hip Hop Historian   See fewer
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The D.O.C.
Self (archive footage) (as D.O.C.) Self (archive footage) (as D.O.C.)   See fewer
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Damon Dash
Self - CEO, Rocafella Records Self - CEO, Rocafella Records   See fewer
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Mobb Deep
Themselves Themselves   See fewer
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DJ Yella
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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DMX
Self - Ruff Ryders / Def Jam Self - Ruff Ryders / Def Jam   See fewer
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Nate Dogg
Self - Tha Dogg Pound Self - Tha Dogg Pound   See fewer
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Dru Down
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Dr. Dre
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Eazy-E
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Louis Farrakhan
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Irv Gotti
Self - Murder Inc. Records (archive sound) Self - Murder Inc. Records (archive sound)   See fewer
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Grandmaster Caz
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Havoc
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Ice Cube
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Ice-T
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Jay-Z
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Marion 'Suge' Knight
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Kool Moe Dee
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KRS-One
Self - Boogie Down Productions Self - Boogie Down Productions   See fewer
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Kurupt
Self - Death Row Records Self - Death Row Records   See fewer
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Scott La Rock
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T. la Rock
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Tru Life
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LL Cool J
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M.C. Ren
Self (archive footage) (as MC Ren) Self (archive footage) (as MC Ren)   See fewer
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Mack 10
Self - Westside Connection Self - Westside Connection   See fewer
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Marley Marl
Self - Producer / DJ Self - Producer / DJ   See fewer
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Angie Martinez
Self - Hot 97 DJ Self - Hot 97 DJ   See fewer
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Matthew McDaniel
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Rudy Ray Moore
Self - OG Pimp Daddy (archive footage) (as Dolemite) Self - OG Pimp Daddy (archive footage) (as Dolemite)   See fewer
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Deejay Muggs
Self - Cypress Hill (as Muggs) Self - Cypress Hill (as Muggs)   See fewer
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Tony Muhammad
Self - Nation of Islam (as Minister Tony Muhammad) Self - Nation of Islam (as Minister Tony Muhammad)   See fewer
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Nas
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The Notorious B.I.G.
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NWA
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Kevin Powell
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Prodigy
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RBX
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Kool DJ Red Alert
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Big Regg
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Ja Rule
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Afeni Shakur
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Tupac Shakur
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M.C. Shan
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Beanie Sigel
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Russell Simmons
Self - President, Def Jam Records Self - President, Def Jam Records   See fewer
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Kay Slay
Self - 'The Drama King' (as DJ Kay Slay) Self - 'The Drama King' (as DJ Kay Slay)   See fewer
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Snoop Dogg
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Supernatural
Self - Freestyle MC Self - Freestyle MC   See fewer
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Caddillac Tah
Self - Murder Inc. Records (as Cadillac Tah) Self - Murder Inc. Records (as Cadillac Tah)   See fewer
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Dave Weiner
Self - Former Priority Records Executive Self - Former Priority Records Executive   See fewer
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Krayzie Bone
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Layzie Bone
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Chuck D
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David Diaz
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Flavor Flav
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7.3 / 10 | 910 votes