Wild Style is a 1982 hip-hop film produced by Charlie Ahearn.
Formally released theatrically in 1983, Wild Style is regarded as the first hip-hop motion picture. The film featured seminal figures and legends within the given Hip-Hop cultural era such as:
Fab Five Freddy, The Chief Rocker Busy Bee, Lee Quinones, Lady Pink, Zepher, Queen Lisa Lee of Zulu Nation, Patti Astor, the Rock Steady Crew, the Pop-O-Matics, the Cold Crush Brothers, Fantastic Romantic 5, Grandmaster Flash, Grand Wizard Theodore, Grand Mixer DXT, Rammellzee, Double Trouble, and Kool Moe Dee.
With Creative visuals contributions from Lee Quinones, Dondi White, Zepher, Dr. Revolt, Sharp, Jane Dickson, Chris “Daze” Ellis, Johnny “Crash” Matos, and NOC 167.
The film has introduced and influenced the global cultural exchange of Music, dance, and art for 3 decades, showcasing Hip-Hop culture in its purest form. Perhaps the most influential body of work that provided a window into the underground culture of New York City in the early ’80s and the now infamous subway and pop art scene.