Slam

Slam

DVD - 1998
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Trapped in Dodge City, a drug-infested war zone in southeast Washington, D.C., Ray Joshua, gifted young MC, copes with the despair and poverty of his neighborhood by using his wits and verbal talent. One day he is arrested when his drug dealer is gunned down while talking to him. He is put to prison where two rival gangs, Thug Life and the Union, want to recruit him as a member. In jail he finds truth in himself and his craft through Lauren Bell, a beautiful and charismatic writing teacher who leads him to the path of salvation. Using his talent for poetic rap, Ray learns to survive and rise above the pain of his lost generation.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Offline Entertainment Group,, [1998]
Edition: Widescreen edition.
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9781573624855
1573624853
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE SLA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in.,rda
digital,stereo,rda
widescreen
DVD
video file,rdaft,http://rdaregistry.info/termList/fileType/1006
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Feb 05, 2015

Slam tells the story of Ray Joshua, an original, gifted young MC trapped in a war-zone housing project known as Dodge City. Never heard of this movie but wanted to see what the Sundance raved about. Very good, very believable! The poetry segments were moving!!

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