PG-13 • Documentaries, Black Stories • Movie (2021)
In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson presents a powerful and transporting documentary—part music film, part historical record created around an epic event that celebrated Black history, culture and fashion.
G • Documentaries, Music • Movie (2018)
A documentary presenting the live recording of Aretha Franklin's album Amazing Grace at The New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.
TVMA • Documentaries, Award Shows & Events • Movie (2021)
Told in five powerful acts, this film is an intimate and revealing look at the life and career of Tina Turner.
Documentaries, Music • Movie (2019)
Billie Holiday had one of the greatest voices of all time. This film chronicles her amazing story featuring remastered performances and interviews from musical greats.
TV14 • Drama, History • TV Series (2017)
GENIUS is an Emmy-winning anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators, their extraordinary achievements and their complex personal relationships. This season will explore Aretha Franklin’s musical genius, her incomparable career, and the immeasurable impact and influence she has had on music and culture around the world.
Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
Documentaries, Music • Movie (2017)
A larger-than-life entertainer, an androgynous glam-pop diva – Grace Jones is all these things and more. Sophie Fiennes’s documentary goes beyond the traditional music biography, offering a portrait as stylish and unconventional as its subject.
TVMA • Drama, Comedy • TV Series (2016)
Young rappers try to build their music careers in Atlanta.
The United States vs. Billie Holiday
R • Drama, Music • Movie (2021)
Billie Holiday spent much of her career being adored by fans. In the 1940’s, the government targeted Holiday in a growing effort to racialize the war on drugs, ultimately aiming to stop her from singing her controversial ballad, “Strange Fruit.”
Biography, Drama • Movie (2016)
Nina Simone (Zoe Saldana) was one of the century’s most extraordinary talents, but fame and fortune came with a price. Rediscovering the meaning of her life and work took courage, strength and one true friend: Clifton Henderson (David Oyelowo).
TV14 • Drama, Music • TV Series (2015)
From Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”) and Emmy Award winner Danny Strong (“Game Change,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”), comes EMPIRE, a sexy and powerful new drama about the head of a music empire whose three sons and wife all battle for his throne. Set to an original soundtrack written and produced by hip-hop hitmaker Timbaland, the family drama stars Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard (“Crash,” “Hustle & Flow”) and Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson (“Person of Interest,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”).
What's Love Got to Do With It?
R • Drama, Biography • Movie (1993)
The true-life story of Tina Turner — a remarkable and talented star.
TVPG • Reality, Family • TV Series (2017)
Grammy-, Golden Globe- and Academy Award-winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx (“Ray,” “Django Unchained”) is set to host BEAT SHAZAM, a unique and interactive game show in which teams of two race against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. In the end, the team with the highest score will outlast the competition and go against Shazam, the world’s most popular song identification app, for the chance to win a cash prize. Executive-produced by Mark Burnett (“Survivor,” “The Voice”) and Jeff Apploff (“Don’t Forget the Lyrics!”), the straight-to-series order is scheduled to premiere in Summer 2017 on FOX. Foxx also will serve as an executive producer.
TV14 • Drama, Music • TV Series (2016)
Three talented singers navigate the music industry on their road to success.
Love & Hip Hop Atlanta
TV14 • Reality, Music • TV Series (2013)
Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta has returned for a second season! Back in the Dirty South, Atlanta is the new frontier in entertainment where the opportunity to make it big in the rap game is always one hustle away.
Hip Hop Uncovered
TVMA • Documentaries, Music • TV Series (2021)
Hip Hop Uncovered reveals the untold story of how America’s streets helped shape hip hop culture from an expression of survival and defiance into music’s most dominant genre. The documentary series takes a deep dive into the paradox of America’s criminalization of the genre and its fascination with the street culture that created it and still exists within it.
The Gospel According to André
PG-13 • Documentaries, Lifestyle & Culture • Movie (2017)
This intimate portrait for André Leon Tally, a fixture in the world of fashion, takes viewers on a journey from André’s roots growing up to becoming one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of our times.
Love & Hip Hop Hollywood
TV14 • Reality, Music • TV Series (2015)
The new cast is devoted to pursuing their dreams in both career and romance, these artists must balance between work and play against the backdrop of the Hollywood Hills. This season will explore one of the most complex relationships in franchise history.
Set the Record Straight: The Jam Master Jay Case | Official Trailer
Documentaries, Award Shows & Events • Extra (2021)
Friends, family, fans and an entire community seek justice for the nearly 20-year unsolved murder of RUN-DMC’s Jam Master Jay.
TVMA • LGBTQ+, Drama • Movie (2015)
Queen Latifah stars as Bessie Smith in this vivid portrait of the legendary 20th century blues singer.
Wu-Tang: An American Saga
TVMA • Drama, Black Stories • TV Series (2019)
EMMY® NOMINATED Wu-Tang: An American Saga is inspired by “The Wu-Tang Manual” and “Tao of Wu”, and based on the true story of the Wu-Tang Clan. Set in early ’90s New York at the height of the crack cocaine epidemic, the show tracks the Clan’s formation, a vision of Bobby Diggs aka The RZA, who strives to unite a dozen young, black men that are torn between music and crime but eventually rise to become the unlikeliest of American success stories.
TVMA • Comedy, Variety • TV Series (2019)
Travel through time via music and comedy drawn from the library of this musical variety show.
R • Drama, Musicals • Movie (2006)
Andre Benjamin and Antwan A. Patton--a.k.a. Outkast--star in this musical fable set around a freewheeling Georgia nightclub in 1935.
Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men
TVMA • Documentaries, Music • TV Series (2019)
This limited docuseries looks back on the group's career, combining intimate and reflective interviews from each of the nine living members with never-before-seen archival footage and performances. Their ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit brought them together to overcome the poverty, violence and oppression of their New York neighborhoods. But it was music and their shared lyrical genius that allowed them to form the most recognized musical movement in the world, all while walking the tightrope that links business with brotherhood.
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest
R • Documentaries, Music • Movie (2011)
A portrait of one of the most innovative and influential hip hop bands of all time, the Queens NY collective known as A Tribe Called Quest.
Drumline Extended Version
TV14 • Drama, Comedy • Movie (2002)
A talented marching band drummer's inability to march to anything but his own beat lands him in hot water at a Georgia university.
TVMA • Comedy • TV Series (2020)
A record store owner revisits past relationships through music and pop culture while trying to get over her one true love.