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This Is the Life

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Musical Documentary 20081h 37mOn: Netflix Tags: Music Female Director Country: America

In 1989, a collective of young artists gathered at a non-descript health food store in gang-infested South Central Los Angeles. Their mandate? To explore the musical boundaries of hip hop and reject gangster rap. THIS IS THE LIFE chronicles the rise and fall of this "family" of African-American street poets, while examining their obstacles to commercial success. They all took different paths but remain connected by the music they made, the alternative hip hop movement they developed, and their worldwide influence on the art form.This Is the Life featuring Cut Chemist and Medusa is streaming with subscription on Netflix. It's a documentary and musical movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (252 votes).

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Ava DuVernay


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#63,282 Ranked Movie

#2166 Ranked in Music Movies

#3203 Ranked in Movies on Netflix

#3561 Ranked in Musical Movies

This Is the Life has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (252 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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