The Best Music Movies and TV Shows on BET+
Finding a good Music movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Music movies and TV shows of all time streaming on BET+.
1. Hustle & Flow
What it's about: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (BET+) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
2. Death Row Chronicles
What it's about: Death Row Chronicles is the story of the world's most dangerous record label could only be told in a definitive 6-part documentary series. While Death Row Records boasted the success of Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, and Dr. Dre forged by unmatched creativity, the chart-topping and record-breaking sales came at a bloody, controversial cost. Part true-crime murder mystery and part hip hop drama, this compelling docu-series will comb through mountains of misinformation, uncovering key evidence and witnesses who will reveal the truth about the bitter rivalries surrounding its legends. The limited series will also celebrate the groundbreaking music of Death Row, explain how it reflected society at the time, and how it influenced some of today's biggest hip hop artists. On the eve of the label's 25th anniversary, Death Row Chronicles offers an unflinching look at the label and its legacy.
Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BET+). 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (BET).
3. Love & Hip Hop New York
What it's about: When people think of the hip hop life, they think of the players - the men who shape the music and the blinged-out lifestyle that comes with success. The fact is the hip hop life is different for the women involved: the spouses, girlfriends or artists trying to define themselves in a world where men are still calling the shots.
Where to Watch: 47 episodes (37%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BET+). 2 episodes (2%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (VH1). 127 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
4. Love & Hip Hop Atlanta
What it's about: Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta is the Atlanta based spin-off of Love & Hip Hop. It premiered on June 18, 2012, on VH1 and chronicles the lives of several women who are involved with hip hop. The second season premiered on April 22, 2013, with new cast members: Atlanta DJ and radio personality Traci Steele plus DJ Babey Drew, Traci's ex and father of their son Little Drew.
Where to Watch: 123 episodes (83%) are available to stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access, fuboTV & BET+). 148 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
5. The Wash
What it's about: With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting suds down at the local car wash.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (BET+) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
6. NWA & Eazy-E: The Kings of Compton
What it's about: Documentary looking back at the West Coast group who invented gangster rap. The original lineup of N.W.A consisted of Dr Dre, Ice Cube and Eazy-E, all of whom went on to be successful in their own right. The documentary looks at how the group influenced the world of rap music as well as the controversial life and death of Eazy-E and the career developments of Ice Cube and Dr Dre.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (BET+ & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
7. Love in the Nick of Tyme
What it's about: Sexy salon owner Tyme Prentice (Terry Dexter) has a problem that any woman would envy: choosing between her on-again off-again boyfriend, jazz musician Marcelles Wynters (Morris Chestnut) and the handsome and charming neighborhood UPS man, Harvey (played masterfully by newcomer Andre Pitre). R&B star Avant, American Idol finalist, Trenyce Cobbins, actress Ellia English(The Jaime Foxx Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm), and C.O.C.O. Brown round out this stellar cast. With show-stopping new music by R&B songstress Vivian Green, this magical production is entertainment at its finest. For a fun-filled evening of laughter and romance, make time for David E. Talbert's Love In The Nick Of Tyme.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (BET+) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).
8. K.Michelle: My Life
What it's about: Reality show following the daily life of the fabulous K Michelle. Through her busy schedule, heartbreaks, and friend drama, Kimberly always finds a way to come out on top be turning her pain into music.
Where to Watch: 1 episodes (4%) are available to watch free online (VH1). 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BET+). 23 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (VH1). 24 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
9. T.I.'s Road to Redemption
What it's about: T.I.'s Road To Redemption is an American reality television show that premiered on February 10, 2009, on MTV. The show was produced by T.I., Michael Hirschorn, Stella Stolper and Chris Choun of Ish Entertainment. The series, focusing on the 45 days before rapper T.I.'s March sentencing, hoped to encourage teenagers to avoid spending a life of crime by showing seven teenagers that there is another way. In T.I.'s Road to Redemption, T.I. shares the mistakes he has madeand the lessons he learned. The show includes events in his personal life such as the birth of his sixth son and the release of his album, Paper Trail. In 2007, T.I. was convicted of two felony gun charges. He served a sentence of one year and one day behind bars starting March 27, 2009. He was also sentenced to 1500 hours of community service. The series started filming in June 2008 continued until March 2009."We visited T.I. early in 2008 while he was under house arrest in Georgia and found a man utterly unlike his rap persona," Stella Stolper and Michael Hirschorn of Ish Entertainment said. "He felt that he was undergoing a karmic reckoning, a time when he would have to balance the scales of his life and integrate who he was with who he is. We've never seen someone so introspective, so smart about how who he was back in the slums of Atlanta is affecting who he is now."
Where to Watch: 9 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BET+).