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  • Independent Lens

Independent Lens | COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS | Film Clip #2 | PBS

Duration: 03:07
Program: Independent Lens #1111

They say I'm the world's number one sampledest drummer. I haven't got a penny for it yet though. COPYRIGHT CRIMINALS examines the creative and commercial value of musical sampling, including the related debates over artistic expression, copyright law, and (of course) money. The film traces the rise of hip-hop from the urban streets of New York to its current status as a multibillion-dollar industry.

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Post Date: January 16, 2010