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Beats Hip-Hop

J Dilla “Donuts” – (Awesome) Unofficial Video

Absolutely amazing work from Houston Loves J Dilla. All 44:24 of the quintessential beats records get a great video tribute. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NE1mdydPqXo&feature=youtu.be

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Video: Flying Lotus “Never Catch Me” ft. Kendrick Lamar

via Flying Lotus: ‘Never Catch Me feat. Kendrick Lamar’, a film by Hiro Murai. The song appears on ‘You’re Dead!’, preview the album and learn more here Full album stream starting on http://flying-lotus.com on October 3rd. 23:00 EU / 22:00 UK / 17:00 EST / 14:00 PST / 06:00 (4th) JP The …

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Soul

Sam Cooke Documentary “Crossing Over”

via PBS: “In 1958, when Sam Cooke crossed over from gospel to popular music, he ran the risk of alienating his gospel fans by embracing “the devil’s music.” Instead, he set in motion a chain of events that altered the course of popular music and race relations in America. Narrated …

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Hip-Hop

Nas’ “Time Is Illmatic” Documentary Trailer

Check out a trailer promoting Nas’ “Illmatic” documentary. via Vevo: “Nas has big plans for the 20th anniversary of his classic album Illmatic. In addition to issuing a re-release of the album as Illmatic XX with plenty of bonus cuts, he’s completed a documentary which shows his creative process. The …

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The Kate Bush Story (BBC Documentary)

via BBC Four: “This documentary explores Kate Bush’s career and music, from January 1978’s Wuthering Heights to her 2011 album 50 Words for Snow, through the testimony of some of her key collaborators and those she has inspired. Contributors include the guitarist who discovered her (Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour), the …

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House / Techno

Hip-House Documentary (1989)

Hip House Documentary featuring Fast Eddie, Tyree Cooper and Rocky Jones of DJ International Records in The Underground Studios. Includes appearances and interviews by Bill Coleman, KC Flight, Precious, Sundance and other artists. Props to our good friend Poirier for sending it our way.

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Worldwide Sounds

Brasil Brasil! “Part 1: From Samba to Bossa” (BBC Documentary)

A three-part series from BBC “The series offers a detailed account of the years in which Brazilian music has evolved and constantly changed, while capturing the global imagination. Filmed at Brazil’s massive carnival celebrations, in the lawless favelas, the extraordinary maracatu ceremonies of the northern countryside, and in the music …

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Worldwide Sounds

Future Sound of Mzansi – Documentary Trailer

via Future Sounds of Mzansi: “Future Sounds of Mzansi is a documentary which aims to explore, express, and interrogate South Africa’s cultural landscape, 20 years into it’s democracy,. A chief vehicle of this exploration is electronic music, a staple of South African popular culture. The film explores the past, present …

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Jazz Soul

“Lookin 4 Galt” Documentary (2012)

You might not have heard of Canadian composer Galt MacDermot but you’ll almost certainly recognise his music. Creator of the most popular musical of all time, Hair, Galt also turned his hand to some of the most famous samples in history – without wanting to give too much away, Busta, Doom …

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