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The Defiant Ones 

"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.
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Series cast summary:
Dr. Dre ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2017
Jimmy Iovine ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2017
Trent Reznor ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2017
Verna Griffin Verna Griffin ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2017
Gregory Schwabe ...  FBI Agent 2 episodes, 2017
Alonzo Williams ...  Self 2 episodes, 2017
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"The Defiant Ones" examines the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre - one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - and their leading roles in a chain of transformative events in contemporary culture.

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The original music on the series was co-composed by Atticus Ross. Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross' most frequent collaborator appears in the documentary. See more »

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Best documentary. Period.
25 July 2017 | by bernardsteinbergerSee all my reviews

A masterful documentary about Dre, who I grew up listening to, and Jimmy Iovine, who I had only heard of. The work ethic of these two is beyond inspiring. The ups and downs were entertaining but their persistence and commitment to their vision kept me glued to my TV. The 4+ hours flew by. Whoever edited this did a great job. These two are the American dream and give me hope. You will not be disappointed.


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