Shaolin Fantastic Clip: The Get Down!

-  New York, NY - 8/11/16 - The Official Premiere of the Netflix Original Series "The Get Down" -Pictured: Cast and Filmmakers of The Get Down -Photo by: Patrick Lewis/Netflix
-New York, NY – 8/11/16 – The Official Premiere of the Netflix Original Series “The Get Down”
-Pictured: Cast and Filmmakers of The Get Down -Photo by: Patrick Lewis/Netflix

It’s launch day for Netflix and Baz Luhrmann’s The Get Down – the original scripted drama set in 1977, the beginning of the end for disco and the beginning of hip hop.

Yesterday, we got our hands on a clip that showcased the sisters. Today, we’ve got one featuring the brothers – and a little demonstration of breakdancing. Check it out after the break.

Last night Netflix celebrated the premiere of The Get Down with a star-studded premiere hosted in the The Bronx, New York.  The red carpet screening was held in the Lovinger Theater at Lehman College which was then followed by a Summer Block Party highlighting the music, dance, fashion and fun showcased in the series. Celebrity guests included executive producers Baz Luhrmann, and Catherine Martin, stars Shameik Moore, Justice Smith, Herizen Guardiola, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jaden Smith, Skylan Brooks, Tremaine Brown Jr., and Jimmy Smits, associate producer Grandmaster Flash, Zoe Kravitz, Debbie Harry, Rita Ora,Harvey Weinstein, DJ Kool Herc, Rahiem.

The Get Down | “Shaolin Fantastic” – Clip | Netflix – YouTube

The Get Down is a mythic saga of how New York at the brink of bankruptcy gave birth to a new art form. Set in New York in 1977, this music-driven drama series chronicles the rise of hip-hop and the last days of disco -– told through the lives, music, art and dance of the South Bronx kids who would change the world forever.


About The Get Down: The Get Down is from Baz Luhrmann and a team of collaborators including four-time Oscar® winner and fellow executive producer Catherine Martin, legendary MC and executive producer Nas, associate producer Grandmaster Flash, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, co-creator and executive producer Stephen Adly Guirgis; and expert collaborators, including hip-hop historian and supervising producer Nelson George.

Shameik Moore (Shaolin Fantastic), Justice Smith (Ezekiel “Books” Figuero), Herizen Guardiola (Mylene Cruz), Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Cadillac), Jaden Smith (Dizzee Kipling), Skylan Brooks (Ra-Ra Kipling), Tremaine Brown Jr. (Boo Boo Kiping), Mamoudou Athie (Grandmaster Flash), Jimmy Smits (Francisco “Papa Fuerte” Cruz) and Giancarlo Esposito (Ramon Cruz) star. “