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The Black Godfather (2019)

TV-MA | | Documentary | 7 June 2019 (USA)
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Follows the life of Clarence Avant, the ultimate, uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics.

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Reginald Hudlin
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Clarence Avant ... Self
Hank Aaron ... Self
Gwen Adolph ... Self - Clarence Avant's Biographer
Dina R. Andrews ... Self
Alex Avant ... Self - Son of Clarence, Founder of All Star Entertainment
Jacqueline Avant ... Self - Wife of Clarence
Nicole Avant ... Self - Daughter of Clarence
Irving Azoff ... Self - Former Chairman of MCA Records
Danny Bakewell ... Self - Civil Rights Activist
Candace Bond-McKeever ... Self - Former Executive at Motown Records
Jim Brown ... Self - Legendary Pro Football Hall of Famer
Cherrelle ... Self
Bill Clinton ... Self - 42nd President of the United States of America
Oscar Cohen ... Self - President of Associated Booking Corporation
Sean 'Diddy' Combs ... Self
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Follows the life of Clarence Avant, the ultimate, uncensored mentor and behind-the-scenes rainmaker in music, film, TV and politics.

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Connections

Features The Dirty Dozen (1967) See more »

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Letter to My Godfather
Written by Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo
Performed by Pharrell Williams
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Diving into the music business... but ...
23 November 2019 | by beaemjieSee all my reviews

Though I enjoyed all the references and the chronological narration, I feel a bit torned about the veracity of all the praising and the Samaritan portrayal of Clarence Avant. For instance, the example of Sixto Rodriguez... where all the money went ? ... Evolving myself in the music business I can tell you one thing for certain, you don't get anything for free.


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7 June 2019 (USA) See more »

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