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Last Lap: The Tanning Of America Shows Us How Hip-Hop Culture Took Over

Russell Crowe wants a certain person to see his next film, Amanda Bynes won’t see the inside of a jail cell, and Godzilla graces a magazine cover.

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VIDEO: Catch The Supertrailer For VH1′s New Rock Doc The Tanning Of America

VH1′s latest Rock Doc The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop is about to get its grand TV premiere on February 24th, but we’re not going to make you wait that long to get a taste. The new jumbo-sized trailer just dropped, and it takes things to a presidential level.

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VH1′s Latest Rock Doc, The Tanning Of America, To Premiere February 2014

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Steve Stoute’s 2011 book, The Tanning Of America, was a revolutionary look at the history of hip-hop culture, and in early 2014, the book will be the basis for VH1′s latest Rock Doc This very special four-part series will include interviews with everyone from Diddy and Pharrell to Al Sharpton to Cory Booker and takes a look at how hip-hop has played a role not just in the entertainment world but in politics, civil rights and American culture as a whole. Read on for more details about the series which premieres in February 2014.

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SXSW 2013: Downloaded Director Alex Winter Gives Us The Scoop On The Upcoming Bill & Ted Sequel

VH1′s Emmy winning Rock Docs series is back with Downloaded, a brand new documentary about the rise and eventual fall of Napster. The movie was directed by Alex Winter, who is (perhaps) best known for his role as Bill S. Preston Esq. in the two Bill & Ted movies. On the red carpet at the world premiere of his newest film last night, we stopped him on the red carpet and asked him about the rumors that he’s going to be re-teaming with Keanu Reeves for a new installment of the universally beloved movie franchise.
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