A POETIC TALE THAT FOLLOWS A DAY IN THE LIFE OF
A CLOSETED RAPPER IN 90'S LA, UNRAVELING HIP HOP'S BEST KEPT SECRET AS THE CONSEQUENCES OF IDENTITY THREATEN HIS PLACE IN HIS OWN COMMUNITY AND FAMILY.
“Word Is Bond” was inspired through close collaboration with LGBTQ rappers of color who lent the necessary authenticity to the struggle this film highlights.
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"Word is Bond captures a moment in every Black queer emcee's life when he has opted to struggle with the compulsory and restrictive demands of compulsory heteronormativity and hypermasculinity, or spit truth to power. There are undoubtedly rappers today who still struggle with whether or not to spit authentically, for fear of Hip Hop's restrictive glass ceiling."
- Tim'm T. West, emcee, poet, & co-founder Deep Dickollective