Music Documentaries have become an important part of the industry. These documentaries give fans insight into the artists’ lives and help them get closer to their favourite artists. Here is a list of 5 watch worthy hip-hop documentaries to watch.
Zulu Man in Japan (2020)
‘Zulu Man in Japan’ is Nasty C’s first documentary and follows him navigating the streets of the Japanese city, Tokyo as he explores Japanese culture. In the 48 minute The Eazy hitmaker collaborates with Japanese artists JP The Wavey, Ricky and Yoshi
Check out the trailer for ‘Zulu Man in Japan’ here:
Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly (2019)
Travis Scott has easily become one of the leading hip-hop artists in trap music and has influences a wave of young up and coming artists. This Netflix documentary takes the view through Scott’s rise to fame. The documentary also features his ex-girlfriend Kylie Jenner.
Check out the trailer for Look Mom I can Fly here:
Dreamville Presents: REVENGE (2019)
Directed by David Peters, REVENGE looks at making of the Grammy nominated album Revenge of the Dreamers III. Dreamville Records was founded in 2007 by rapper J Cole and his manager Ibrahim Hamad. Since then the record label has grown exponentially and the documentary looks at how exponential that growth has become.
Watch the full documentary here:
Free Meek (2019)
‘Free Meek’ follows Philadelphia born Meek Mill and his journey through life as a young boy in Philadephia and as someone who has had his own trouble with the law. In the documentary he commits himself to Justice Reform in the United States and ensuring that those that are wrongfully jailed are supported.
Watch the ‘Free Meek’ trailer here:
Morning Star Documentary (2017)
Brought to life by MotionBilly & Sabelo Mkhabela, Morning Star focuses on Producer Zooci Coke Dope and features A-Reece, MashBeatz, Ginger Trill and Chad Da Don. The documentary follows him in the studio as he works on his album Morning Star.
Watch the Morning Star documentary here: