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The Great Hip Hop Hoax

Foul-mouthed Californian hip hop duo Silibil N’ Brains were going to be massive. But no one knew the pair were really amiable Scotsmen, with fake American accents and made-up identities. This documentary tells the audacious tale of how two lads from Dundee duped the record industry and nearly destroyed themselves. A stranger-than-fiction account of fractured friendship, the pressure of living with lies, and the legacy of faking everything in the desperate pursuit of fame, THE GREAT HIP HOP HOAX presents a vision of the American dream by way of two guys who had never even been to America.

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