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Article: Film Review

Don Cheadle's "Miles Ahead"

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Miles Ahead, in which the Academy Award winning actor portrays the legendary trumpeter, marks the directorial debut of Don Cheadle, who co-wrote the script. The independently financed production was shot in jny: Cincinnati. Co-starring with Don Cheadle are Ewan McGregor, Michael Stuhlbarg and Emayatzy Corinealdi. The production capped a nine year journey to the ...

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Article: Profile

Dr. Dre: Straight Outta Compton

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I read a headline today in Daily Variety (motion picture industry magazine) that said: “Straight Outta Compton chronicles the origins and history of N.W.A. ("Niggaz With Attitude"), arguably the most influential hip hop group in the history of American music. The title is taken from the title of their 1988 debut studio album, and it is ...

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Article: Catching Up With

Quincy Jones: An Evening With A Legend

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I love jazz! I love everything about it... the improvisation, syncopation, the forceful rhythm, and the fact that it is truly America's original art form. Its unique and innovative use of brass and woodwind instruments and the piano is jazz. And, it is as American as apple pie. Ask 100 different people “What is ...


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