Plot Summary by IMDB
A progressive graduate student finds success and sparks outrage
when his interest in battle rap as a thesis subject becomes a competitive obsession.
Facts About Bodied
Eminem announced in social media that he bought out the theater in Detroit for two screenings of Bodied on premier weekend and first people to show up would get free tickets to see the movie.
Writer, Alex Larsen, is an accomplished battle rapper. He goes by the name Kid Twist.
Many of the extras included in the film are real life battle rappers and affiliates to the major battle leagues of America and Canada. All featured partners in their respective YouTube channels: King of the Dot, URL, FreshCoast
Director Joseph Kahn has worked with battle rappers in the past, featuring league owner Travis ‘Organik’ Fleetwood and Jonathan ‘Dumbfoundead’ Park in his 2011 film “Detention”.
“Bodied” is the first film to be acquired for distribution by YouTube Red.
The film’s premiere was at TIFF in Toronto in September 2017.
Loaded Lux is often considered the God of Battle Rap.
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