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A Genius Leaves the Hood - The Unauthorized Story of Jay Z (2014)

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On the surface, 'A Genius Leaves The Hood-The Unauthorized Story of Jay Z' chronicles how hip-hop's most successful rapper of the past two decades reached the top; but at its core, the film attempts to divulge the savvy and cunning business acumen of a mogul who decided that being at the top of the charts wasn't enough. This 60-minute unauthorized biography explores the mind of a man who never played by the rules and admits it. This film uncovers the price Mr. Carter paid for his success through recent controversies including the racial debate of the Barneys deal, feud with Harry Belafonte and clashes with community activists over the construction of the Barclay Center. The film also explores rumors of association with the Illuminati, a highly publicized separation from the Roc-A-Fella crew, his estranged relationship with rapping mentor Jaz-O and break up with business partner Damon Dash.A Genius Leaves the Hood - The Unauthorized Story of Jay Z is available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on VUDU. It's a documentary movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (54 votes).

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A Genius Leaves the Hood - The Unauthorized Story of Jay Z has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.5 (54 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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On the surface, 'A Genius Leaves The Hood-The Unauthorized Story of Jay Z' chronicles how hip-hop's most successful rapper of the past two decades reached the top; but at its core, the film attempts to divulge the savvy and cunning business acumen of a mogul who decided that being at the top of the charts wasn't enough. This 60-minute unauthorized biography explores the mind of a man who never played by the rules and admits it. This film uncovers the price Mr. Carter paid for his success through recent controversies including the racial debate of the Barneys deal, feud with Harry Belafonte and clashes with community activists over the construction of the Barclay Center. The film also explores rumors of association with the Illuminati, a highly publicized separation from the Roc-A-Fella crew, his estranged relationship with rapping mentor Jaz-O and break up with business partner Damon Dash.

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Runtime: 1h 30m

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Related Genres: Documentary
Original Release Date: Mar 21, 2014