The Hip-Hop Kid

Synopsis: 

This Hip-Hop History Comedy was partially shot under Los Angeles’ famous (but now defunct) 14th Street Bridge former major motion picture filming location. There, Michael Douglas Goodman stars as a young, hungry, rambunctious, Hip-Hop hopeful seeking the tutelage of down-and-out old school, Hip-Hop great Kango - played by prolific SoCal actor Phillip E. Walker. But wanna be rapper Benji finds far more than he bargained when he meets Sunny, an attractive, edgy, female skateboarder played by Salina Marie Carter, who tears the house down at the movie’s end. Ron Duncan’s educational film Previewed at Hollywood’s famous TCL Chinese 6 Theatre and WORLD PREMIERED at New York City's Harlem International Film Festival, en route to Miami Independent Film Festival competition, Atlanta's Rejected Reel Film Festival and #RoxFilm20! in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. All preparing for a 2019 Worldwide Black History Month celebrations tour and beyond!

With only a glimpse of it during Superbowl 52 halftime, the 89th Academy Awards show opened with Justin Timberlake flanked by dancers busting #Do The Philip moves created in “The Hip-Hop Kid” elder Phillip E. Walker’s “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” official music video florist principal dancer performance. www.DoThePhilip.com. Now see "The Hip-Hop Kid's" Sherpa in J. Cole’s “ATM”, the first music video from the streaming record breaking “KOD” album https://youtu.be/vUTI4bPdlgE

Link to Press Kit - https://filmfreeway.com/Hip-HopKid

Director: 
Ron Duncan
Producers: 
Ron Duncan, Nelson Estevez & Phillip E. Walker
Writer: 
Ron Duncan
Cast: 
Michael Douglas Goodman-Benji, Phillip E. Walker-Kango & Salina Marie Carter-Sunny
Completion Year: 
2018
Duration: 
25:37