Pass The Mic!

From Richard Montes (Director/Producer) and Jade Puga (Producer), the acclaimed hip-hop documentary film about the music industry. Finally, the suppressed voices from the Latin hip-hop culture are heard from in this compelling Safada Y Sano Production. Voyage into hip-hop's best-kept secret and observe the underground roots where it all began. Witness it pump into the pen, bleed onto the page, and race through the microphone.

Capturing two generations of Latino hip-hop artists converse about their struggles, successes, and the art, a controversial window has been flung open with a no holds barred approach.

Respected by their peers, ignored by the media, meet the key figures that have revolutionized the hip-hop culture. Follow the gripping stories of true pioneers through riveting interviews, exclusive backstage footage, and dope music.

Step inside their recording studios, put on a pair of headsets, and be prepared to Pass The Mic!

Pass The Mic! was rated #1 in Vibe Magazine; picked as one of the top hip-hop films to stream by USA Today; distributed on home video by Image Entertainment; screened for the American Film Institute's music documentary series as well as many film festivals around the world; used in many College Curriculum to learn about the history of Latino hip-hop, and currently placed in Stanford and Harvard University's Global Hip-Hop Archives. Rent or buy Pass The Mic! on Amazon Prime and VHX! Universities and college admin, professsors, students, and librarians can request Pass The Mic! on Kanopy!


"A Very Good Movie" and Pass The Mic! is "The Real Deal".
--Damien McCaffery, Associate Editor, VIBE Magazine

“Pass The Mic! should be watched by anyone who wants to purse music.”
--Doug Burnell, Film Threat Magazine

“...a bigger story about the darker side of the music industry..."
--Stephanie Holmes, The Monitor Newspaper, McAllen Texas

“After watching Pass, true rap fans will respect all of hip-hop’s architects.”
—Imani Dawson, Source Magazine

“A Strong righteous documentary”
--Dusty Groove America Webzine

“Pass The Mic! has heart."
–Wes Woods, Campus Circle Magazine

”...the greatest documentary on the importance of Latino-a talent in the history of Hip Hop in the US."
-Alucine Film Fest Press Release

"I watched Pass the Mic! It was great."
--Luis J. Rodriguez, award-winning author of 'Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A.'

“The film’s tagline is “Finally, Their Stories are Told…” but it should read “Finally, A Latino Film not flooded with stereotypes…”
—LatinoLa.Com