Ghostride the Whip is the definitive story of the Hyphy Movement. A historic look at the Bay Area, starting with the 50's Jazz scene and Oakland's Black Panther Party, to the modern day Sideshow street parties, drug culture, as well as the Romper Room bank robberies of the 1980's.
Narrated by MTV's own Sway, Ghostride The Whip features appearances from some of the music industry's biggest names including E-40, Too $hort, MC Hammer, the late Mac Dre, Mistah F.A.B, Akon, Zab Judah, Chamillionaire and many more.
Directed and produced by the world renowned DJ Vlad (Rap Phenomenon), the film is also executive produced by Oscar-nominated director Peter Spirer (Beef 1-3, Rhyme & Reason).
From acclaimed producer/director Peter Spirer (Rhyme & Reason Tupac Shakur: Thug Angel BEEF 1-3) comes the first film to ever capture the energy and danger of hyphy the Hip Hop youth movement exploding out of the San Francisco Bay Area. Experience pure "hyphy" the state of mind celebrated in the music fashion slang and dance of this culture that popularized ghostriding the whip - walking running or dancing next to a moving car. With music by top Bay Area Hip Hop artists Mac Dre E-40 Keak the Sneak the Federation and more GHOSTRIDE THE WHIP is about more than the street parties and sideshows of hyphy: "It's not just a word or a song... it's how we live out there."System Requirements:Running Time: 82 minutes