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The Defiant Ones 

"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.
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Series cast summary:
Dr. Dre ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2017
Jimmy Iovine ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2017
Trent Reznor ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2017
Verna Griffin Verna Griffin ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Gregory Schwabe ...  FBI Agent 2 episodes, 2017
Alonzo Williams ...  Self 2 episodes, 2017
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"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.

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9 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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The original music on the series was co-composed by Atticus Ross. Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross' most frequent collaborator appears in the documentary. See more »

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Pleasurable Infomercial
26 July 2017 | by cleanpenguinSee all my reviews

I found the documentary to be very pleasurable to watch, first of all. Gorgeously shot, and of course the soundtrack is incredible. It's almost worth it simply to relive the times and learn more about the men.

It's also far from any kind of objective documentary or news piece. They mostly interview people who adore Jimmy & Dre, and negative moments are framed as exceptions or learning experiences. It's not a journalistic documentary as much as a piece made by friends and fans. So long as you're fine with that, if you have any interest in their work in the music business, it's a captivating ride, even if it often comes across as a super well-produced infomercial.


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