Emily Kai Bock ‘Spit Gold Under An Empire’ Documentary (Preview)

Filmmaker Emily Kai Bock, who directed Grimes “Oblivion” video is set to release a new documentary on New York’s underground rap scene, titled Spit Gold Under An Empire.  The film was shot in Brooklyn and features rappers Angel Haze, Joey Badass, Mykki Blanco, The Underachievers, and CJ Fly. Bock, who is a Montreal-based director with a fine art background is set to premiere the film at the Sundance Film Festival this week alongside other pieces from independent directors Abteen Bagheri, Bob Harlow and Tyrone Lebon as part of a series exploring the musical lives of American cities including the New Orleans bounce craze, shoegaze in Portland and Detroit’s warehouse scene.

Watch the short preview below.