Last updated February 25, 2020
Legendary Motown studio players the Funk Brothers show off the sounds that made so many musicians famous in this exciting New Year's Eve concert, featuring well-known songs from Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, the Supremes and more.
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Immortalized as one of the most vital musicians of the Irish rock movement, Rory Gallagher performed at the Montreux Festival five times during his career. This collection combines material from all five concerts, spanning more than two decades.
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MTV anchor and Oakland native Sway Calloway narrates this exciting documentary from producer Peter Spirer and director DJ Vlad exploring the hyphy movement, the hip-hop phenomenon that's taken over San Francisco's Bay Area. With interviews from Oakland-based artists such as E-40, Keak da Sneak and MC Hammer, this one-of-a-kind experience chronicles the origins of the movement as well as the careers of pioneers such as underground legend Mac Dre.
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Taking you behind closed doors with rap artists Ludacris, Kanye West and Outkast's Andre 3000 and Big Boi and the business executives, including Russell Simmons and L.A. Reid, who bring their work to the masses, this revealing documentary offers an uncensored look at how the music industry really works. Exclusive footage shows the making of three Grammy-winning albums: "Chicken-N-Beer," "College Dropout" and "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below."
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Beef earned critical and popular success by exploring the history and evolution of verbal warfare in hip-hop. Now, Beef 2 captures the battles that often rage behind the scenes in the music business. The increasing popularity, profitability and commercialization of rap music has irrevocably changed the tradition of battling within the hip-hop culture. Features interviews with 50 Cent, Ice Cube, Cypress Hill, DMX, Sticky Fingaz and many more.
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Filmed in 1975, this lively concert features the Charlie Daniels Band during their return to Tennessee for an annual homecoming performance -- a tradition they've maintained for three decades.
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This documentary attempts to track the history of hip-hop and rap music by starting at the source: the streets. Filmmakers interview denizens of Harlem and South Central Los Angeles, who know all too well that the musical genre is much more than just a record industry moneymaker; it's poetry that tells the truth about a hard-knocks life. Features performances by undiscovered musicians who can rhyme with the best of rappers.
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Isaac Hayes puts on a rousing performance in front of an enthusiastic audience in this 2005 concert filmed live at Montreux. A versatile entertainer, Oscar and Grammy winner and hit-producing songwriter, Hayes never fails to deliver.
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Wyclef Jean and a star-studded line-up perform live at Carnegie Hall in this 2001 benefit for inner-city youth music programs. Jean's joined by top talent (Destiny's Child, Stevie Wonder, Eric Clapton, Mary J. Blige, Charlotte Church, Macy Gray, Marc Anthony, Third World and Stephen Marley) in an eclectic pure-gold song mix that includes "Minnie the Moocher," "No Woman No Cry," "Stayin' Alive," "Guantanamera," "Summertime" and "Amazing Grace."
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Narrated by Ving Rhames, Beef provides a definitive look into the trash-talkin' world of high-profile "beefs," told by the artists themselves -- the MC battle, hip-hop's war of words, who's the "illest" on the mic, and more. Features 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Nas, DMX, Snoop Dog, Tupac, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Ja Rule, Mack 10, Common, Cypress Hill, Russell Simmons, NWA and legendary battlers KRS-One, MC Chan, Kool Moe Dee, Busy Bee and many others!
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Join West Coast rap artist Snoop Dogg on his 2001 Puff Puff Pass Tour with this raw, behind-the-scenes film. Candid video shows Snoop and crew kickin' back before a high-pressure concert on the 29-city junket to promote Snoop's album "Tha Last Meal." The rapper -- who donated part of the tour's proceeds to the Red Cross -- shares the stage with Tha Liks, Kurupt, Doggy's Angels, the Eastsidaz, Bad Azz and Warren G.
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Jamiroquai's space-age funk is in full dynamic effect at the 2003 Montreux Jazz Festival, on tunes such as "High Times," "Cosmic Girl" and "Canned Heat." Also included is the band's version of "Space Cowboy" recorded at Montreux eight years earlier.
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Rick James and his Stone City Band perform in Essen, Germany, in this 1982 concert filmed at the peak of James's career. The show, complete with flashy special effects, marked the first time a European audience experienced James's punk-funk sound.
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This documentary captures a reunion of some of the greatest soul singers of the 1960s and '70s, including legendary Stax artists Wilson Pickett, Jerry Butler, Mary Wilson, Carla and Rufus Thomas, The Chi-Lites and Sam Moore.
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Individually, the members of Stuff were session musicians for rock's biggest names. Together, they formed one of the must-see live acts of the '70s, as demonstrated in this 1976 concert film, their only show at the Montreux Jazz Festival.
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Jadakiss, MC Lyte and Freeway judge this showdown between Detroit and Houston rappers. It's a battle for hip-hop supremacy as Rick Ross, Fat Joe, Young Jeezy and Trina go rhyme for rhyme in intense verbal warfare that's raw and uncensored.
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London's famed Astoria Theatre provides the backdrop for this gritty 1998 performance by British blues band the Groundhogs, as founder Tony McPhee and the boys blaze through a set list comprising songs spanning the group's 30-year career.
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