On August 24, the documentary “Where We’re From: Rise of L.A. Underground Hip Hop” will release On Demand and on digital platforms.Featuring the likes of DJ Premier, Freestyle Fellowship, Jurassic 5, Planet Asia, Talib Kweli, Souls Of Mischief, Dilated Peoples and more, the documentary offers a deep dive into the often-overlooked Los Angeles underground scene.
Where We’re From is an exploration of the emergence of L.A.’s “underground” hip hop culture of the late 1990s-early 2000s, recounted firsthand by some of its architects – the creators of Club Elements. Every respected independent MC in the nation came through to Club Elements. This documentary chronicles that vibrant time in Los Angeles’ underground Hip Hop scene and shows a side of L.A.’s subculture that is responsible for an independent movement that spawned a slew of widely recognized and celebrated artists.