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2015 SXSW Interview: Alexander Dunn (Director) & Alex Noyer (Producer) – ‘808: The Movie’

2015 SXSW Interview: Alexander Dunn (Director) & Alex Noyer (Producer) – ‘808: The Movie’

‘808‘ is an inspirational story of the Roland TR808 drum machine and how its ground-shaking beats changed the musical world. Its sound transcends countries and musical genres, in turn inspiring countless artists and producers, giving them an iconic sound from which to build upon. Even if you don’t know the 808 by name, you know

Interview: Steve Stoute (Executive Producer, Author – ‘The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop’)

Based on the book “The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy“ by former Interscope Records president and internationally acclaimed marketing maven Steve Stoute, this four part documentary series is a thorough examination of hip-hop as a pop cultural movement, whose profound influence eventually paved the

SXSW Interview: Jeff Broadway (Director – ‘Our Vinyl Ways a Ton’)

‘Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton‘ is a feature-length documentary about avant-garde Los Angeles-based record label Stones Throw Records. The film weaves together rare concert footage, never-before-see archival material, inner-circle home video and photographs and in-depth interviews with the artists who put Stones Throw Records on the map. ‘Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton‘ gives an exclusive

2014 Tribeca Film Festival to Open With Nas’ Documentary ‘Time is Illmatic’

The Tribeca Film Festival has announced that the world premiere of the documentary Time is Illmatic, will open the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows the trajectory of Nas’ 1994 landmark debut album, Illmatic— widely considered one of the most important and revolutionary albums in hip-hop. The premiere, taking place on Wednesday, April 16, will be