HBO DECLARES JULY 9TH THE DAY OF THE DEFIANT ONES
LAUNCHING EPIC DOCUMENTARY SERIES WITH A BLAZING BROOKLYN EVENT
HBO hosted an exclusive Brooklyn launch event to celebrate The Defiant Ones – a film by Allen Hughes – with special guests and featured performances from 2Chainz, Cakes Da Killa, Electric Punanny (Jasmine Solano + Melo X), Jillionaire, Kali Uchis, Lizzo, and Vince Staples.
The Defiant Ones is a four-part documentary series that tells the stories of Jimmy Iovine and Dr.Dre – one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton. The series explores their improbable partnership and surprising leading roles in a series of transformative events in contemporary culture.
The Defiant Ones premiered Sunday, July 9, only on HBO—all four parts will be made available early for streaming exclusively on HBO NOW, HBO GO and affiliate portals as well as on HBO On Demand.
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