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1. Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (1990)
PG-13 | 115 min | Documentary, Music
A unique look at the legendary musician, arranger, composer and producer offers a collage of memories, sounds and intimate interviews with musical greats in a rousing showcase.
Votes: 149 | Gross: $0.78M
2. Standing in the Shadows of Motown (2002)
PG | 108 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary about the Funk Brothers, a group of Detroit musicians who backed up dozens of Motown artists.
Votes: 3,156 | Gross: $1.60M
3. Prince: The Glory Years (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary
New documentary featuring rare and classic performances, live and studio footage, brand new interviews and seldom seen photographs.
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
The film explores the global power and impact of the music of John Coltrane and reveals the passions, experiences and forces that shaped his life and revolutionary sounds.
Votes: 1,120 | Gross: $0.41M
8. Tragedy: The Story of Queensbridge (2005)
115 min | Documentary
An in-depth look at the life of the hip-hop MC known as Tragedy Khadafi, aka Intelligent Hoodlum, who hails from the Queensbridge housing project in New York City.
11. Nas: Time Is Illmatic (2014)
TV-14 | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Time Is Illmatic is a feature length documentary film that delves deep into the making of Nas' 1994 debut album, Illmatic, and the social conditions that influenced its creation. Twenty ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,486 | Gross: $0.11M
58 min | Documentary, Music
Rap group M.O.P. gives a tour through Brownsville in Brooklyn to show where they grew up, and what inspires their music.
14. The Show (1995)
R | 93 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary about the culture of hip-hop. Through interviews with some of hip-hops biggest names, the film makers attempt to find out why it has become so popular.
Votes: 314 | Gross: $2.70M
15. The Art of 16 Bars: Get Ya' Bars Up (2005 Video)
R | 80 min | Documentary
It's raw, blistering talent that defines the legendary MCs. But going from hungry amateur to rich professional takes more... much more! From the filmmakers who brought you The MC: Why We Do... See full summary »
16. What Ever Happened to Hip Hop? (2009)
Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary
This documentary presents views from hip hop founders, contributors, and artists in an attempt to return its audience to the four principles: Peace, Love, Unity, and Having Fun.
21. Rhyme and Punishment (2011)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Crime, Music
The gritty elements of urban crime and violence have always had an influence on hip hop culture and rap music. More and more, the trappings of street life have landed popular rap artists ... See full summary »
25. Player Hating: A Love Story (2009 Video)
97 min | Documentary, Drama, Musical
A documentary about hip hop artist named Half-a-Mill and his Brooklyn crew as they struggle to escape the poverty and violence of the Albany Housing Projects through music.
26. Divided Time (2015)
56 min | Documentary, Family, Music
DIVIDED TIME is a documentary that explores the balance between fatherhood and pursuing a career as a recording artist. Filmmaker William Feagins, Jr. shines a spotlight on a group of ... See full summary »
27. Moog (2004)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, History, Music
Bob Moog shaped musical culture with some of the most inspiring electronic instruments ever created. This "compelling documentary portrait of a provocative, thoughtful and deeply ... See full summary »
30. Brooklyn Boheme (2011)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
An intimate portrait of the black arts movement that exploded in Fort Greene from the mid 1980s through the 90s as told by writer, historian and Brooklyn resident Nelson George.
31. When Albums Ruled the World (2013 TV Movie)
87 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary showing how the long-playing album changed popular music for ever between the mid-1960s and the late 1970s by allowing artists to express themselves as never before.
Not Rated | 115 min | Documentary
This documentary tells the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party, one of the 20th century's most alluring and controversial organizations that captivated the world's attention for nearly 50 years.
Votes: 1,349 | Gross: $0.48M
35. Hoop Dreams (1994)
PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Votes: 21,750 | Gross: $7.83M
37. Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes (2006)
PG-13 | 61 min | Documentary, Music
Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes provides a riveting examination of manhood, sexism, and homophobia in hip-hop culture.
R | 97 min | Documentary, Music
Michael Rapaport documents the inner workings and behind the scenes drama that follows this innovative and influential band to this day.
Votes: 3,172 | Gross: $1.20M
39. Style Wars (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 69 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary that exposes the rich growing subculture of hip-hop that was developing in New York City in the late '70s and early '80s, specifically focusing on graffiti art and breakdancing.
40. Whose Streets? (2017)
R | 90 min | Documentary
Whose Streets? is an unflinching look at how the killing of 18-year-old Mike Brown inspired a community to fight back and sparked a global movement.
Votes: 902 | Gross: $0.18M
41. From Mambo to Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 60 min
From Mambo to Hip Hop: A Bronx Tale tells a story about the creative life of the South Bronx and the creation of the New York salsa sound. FEATURING: Angel Rodríguez, Benny Bonilla, Bobby ... See full summary »
45. The Alchemists of Sound (2003 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary
A documentary about the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, responsible for creating some of the most memorable television and radio music in British popular culture, including "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" and Doctor Who (1963).
48. Quincy (2018)
124 min | Documentary
An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of America.
49. The Weird World of Blowfly (2010)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Clarence Reid is a musician who wrote and produced romantic and spiritual songs for some of the greatest Southern soul and R&B acts of the 1960s and '70s. He is also the gonzo performer ... See full summary »
Votes: 115 | Gross: $0.00M