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.
If you took your love of music to the movie theaters during 2013, there’s a strong chance you came across a decent documentary or two. And with more innovative ways to distribute films, there were so many flicks we could watch from the comfort of our couches. With so many choices, which music docs managed to stand out this year?
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.
The 4-Part Documentary From VH1′s Emmy Award Winning Rock Doc Franchise
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Finding The Funk, our latest Rock Doc, recently premiered in New York City, drawing veterans from across the world of music. George Clinton, one of funk’s foremost innovators, broke down why any true artist should study the genre’s roots to fully understand its significance.
A new VH1 Rock Doc chronicling one of popular music’s most beloved and complex genres will be presented tomorrow at the Urbanworld Film Festival. Finding The Funk, directed by cultural critic Nelson George, explores both the components and the innovative artists behind funk’s rise throughout the 1970s.
AOL is presenting a free stream of Alex Winter’s Downloaded, the VH1 Rock Doc delving into the digital music revolution of the early ’00s. The film, which was distributed in a trailblazing partnership between VH1 and AOL, focuses on the rise of Napster and features co-founders Shawn Fanning and Sean Parker.
Today is the day! Alex Winter’s film Downloaded, which follows Napster’s rise in the early file sharing era, is now available via Video On Demand.
VH1′s Rock Doc Downloaded charts the journey of Napster, the file-sharing program that shocked the music industry.