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Director  Jeanie Finlay
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Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Documentary, Comedy, Music
Country  United Kingdom
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Release date  September 6, 2013 (2013-09-06)
Initial release  September 6, 2013 (United Kingdom)
Music director  Paul Finlay, Michael Brennan, Graham Langley
Producers  Jeanie Finlay, Alison Morrow
Cast  Gavin Bain, James Bourne, Chris Rock, Jonathan Shalit, Billy Boyd
Similar movies  Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes (2006), Beef II (2004), Scratch (2001), Player Hating: A Love Story (2010), Time Is Illmatic (2014)
Tagline  Californian hip-hop duo Silibil n' Brains were going to be massive. No one knew the pair were really two students from Scotland, with fake US accents and made up identities.

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The Great Hip Hop Hoax is a documentary film by Jeanie Finlay about a Scottish hip-hop duo called Silibil N' Brains, who pretended to be Americans to secure a £250,000 record deal with Sony. The film premiered at South by Southwest and was later shown at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, before a national theatrical release in Scotland and broadcasts on BBC Two Scotland, BBC Four, and Danish station DR2. It was pitched at Sheffield Doc/Fest's MeetMarket in 2008.

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The movie has received positive reviews. Both members of Silibil 'N Brains are reportedly happy with how the film turned out, though find it "bizarre" to watch with other people.


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References

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The Great Hip Hop Hoax IMDb The Great Hip Hop Hoax themoviedb.org


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