In the early 1970s, Black Action Films exploded into the cinema with three extremely successful films – Shaft, Super Fly and Sweet Sweetback's Badasssss Song. The most profound statement of these films was their actual existence – black actors and black directors entering the previously closed Hollywood film industry.
'Can You Dig It?' charts the rise of 'Black Action Films' from 1970-75. As well as featuring a double-CD collection of the stunning music from these films, 'Can You Dig It?' comes with a 100-page booklet, limited-edition mini-film poster cards and stickers. The vinyl is on two monster loud separate double albums.
If your a fan of funk music and the blaxploitation genre, theres a good chance you own the majority if not all of the music featured in this collection. However with the buzz around Scott Sanders's homage movie Black Dynamite (Trailer). There should bea rise in interest in the genre and the music which makes up such a fundamental element of it. 'Can You Dig It?' would certainly put some essential music into your collection.