The story of Yung Lenox: Rap’s most prolific (7-year-old) portraitist.
Described by LA Weekly as the ‘Foremost Doodler of Rap’, this hilariously endearing film follows Seattle’s 7-year-old rap portraitist, Yung Lenox, and his Dad, Skip – an unconventional artistic duo simultaneously navigating the tumultuous worlds of rap and modern-day-parenting. Through Lenox’s eyes, ears and encounters with rappers such as Kool Keith and Cam’ron, the film presents an innocent entry point into the idolized and often explicit world of hip hop. It reconsiders the age-old parental advisory debate and the realities of a kid growing up in an adult world. As Skip confronts criticism about his intentions and parenting, Lenox remains unfazed. In his world, art is ‘medium important’ compared to school, Lego’s and Minecraft. And that’s why the kid is everyone’s favorite artist.
Directed by Stacey Lee & Anthony Mathile
DP: Jacob Rosen
Producer: Stacey Lee
Associate Producers: Corbett Jones, Anna Rau, Jacob Rosen, Marina Cukeric
Additional Camera: Frank Mobilio
Editor: Anthony Mathile, Matthew Charof
Supervising Editor: Joe Peeler
Music Composition: Aaron Stein-Chester
Audio Post Production: One Thousand Birds
Sound Editing / Mixing: Andrew Tracy, Calvin Hunting Pia
Colorist: Matt Conrad
Stills Photography: Brook Fetch, Jordan Nicholson, Skip Class
Title Design: Nicci Martinez, Hannah Souter
Poster Design: Jon Santos
Starring: Yung Lenox, Skip Buringrad, Megan Bingham, Cam’ron & Kool Keith
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