Beat Street

Beat Street

Student composer (Rae Dawn Chong) inspires break dancing, rap music, graffiti.

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Beat Street


Musical105 Mins1984PG

At the forefront of early hip-hop culture, DJ Kenny Kirkland (Guy Davis), his B-boy brother, Lee (Robert Taylor), and graffiti artist Ramon (John Chardiet) all have hopes of showcasing their talents outside the confines of South Bronx, N.Y. When Tracy Carlson (Rae Dawn Chong), a composer and choreographer, runs into Kirkland and Lee at one of Manhattan's hottest nightclubs, she offers Lee an opportunity to perform on TV. However, the crew has a long way to go before achieving their dreams.


  • Lighthearted
  • Inspiring
  • Emotional