Life 'N' Lyrics - Screen Outlaws Edition DVD


A South London crew battle rap their North London rivals in order to obtain supremacy in the city. However, the leader of the South London crew falls for a woman who is involved with the rival collective. South London rap collective The Motion Crew are led by DJ Danny D-Biz Lewis, who views rap music and his crew as his life. The Motion Crew are engaged in battle raps with their hated North London rivals--the Hard Cash Crew-in order to prove their superiority. Danny ends up falling for the gorgeous Carmen. However, when he finds out that she is related to a member... of The Motion Crew, a huge strain is put on their relationship and their lives. Filmed predominantly in Brixton, Life and Lyrics focuses on the exciting, vibrant and inventive world of London battle rapping. Following his debut in the acclaimed Bullet Boy, former So Solid Crew member Ashley Walters puts in another strong performance as Danny. Life and Lyrics features thrilling battle raps and its view of the London underground rap scene and its participants makes for a thrilling and raw film that updates the concept of Romeo and Juliet into the 21st century. Special Features: Exclusive Artwork and Artcards [show more]

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08 April 2013
Universal Pictures UK 
95 minutes 
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British hip hop drama set around freestyle battles in London's gritty Brixton scene. At night, after leaving his day job in a record shop, Danny (Ashley Walters) leads a posse of South London DJs known as The Motion Crew as they do battle with other groups from the North. When Danny falls for a beautiful singer who is related to one of his deadly rivals from The Hard Cash Crew, all hell threatens to break loose as the two camps lock horns for a winner-takes-all competition.