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R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
This documentary focuses on the massively popular rap artist Jay-Z. The film's centerpiece is the hip-hop icon's sold-out 2003 performance at Madison Square Garden. Intended as a farewell concert, the show presents hits such as "Hard Knock Life" and "Crazy in Love," and features numerous guest artists, most notably Jay-Z's girlfriend, Beyoncé. The film also includes interviews with the rapper himself, behind-the-scenes footage and clips of Jay-Z during the recording process.

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Directors: Patrick Paulson , Michael John Warren

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Fade to Black (2004)

Release Date: November 5th, 2004|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    No new moment in here for rap fans or anyone else. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    It mostly is a triumph of stagecraft and speaker-blowing freestyling. show more

  • 63
    New York Daily News

    A loving tribute to one of the most important figures in hip hop. From Jay-Z to himself. show more

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