Posts Tagged ‘Documentaries’

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Skylight Inn’s Whole Hog BBQ


The first public sale of Whole Hog BBQ took place in Ayden, North Carolina, in the 1930′s. 184 years later, Sam Jones is carrying on the family tradition of cooking Whole Hog BBQ as the 7th Generation pitmaster of his family’s BBQ restaurant, The Skylight Inn. Since 1947, The Skylight Inn has become an icon in the BBQ world for selling one thing and one thing only: chopped Eastern Style North Carolina Whole Hog Pork–served on a bun or in a tray with corn bread.

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

6 Classic Rap Movies Available on YouTube in Full


It’s Summertime, and the weekend is here, which means you’re either out on the town getting into something, or at the crib trying to cool off in the AC after a long week of work. Shouts to everyone out there partying, that’s what’s up. But for those of you in chill mode, we put together a nice collection of classic rap movies you can watch from the comfort of your computer, tablet, or mobile device on YouTube in full. So if you’ve exhausted your Netflix queue, or if you’re just in the mood to watch some ill hip-hop visuals featuring superstar rappers like Jay Z, Mobb Deep, Cam’ron, Lil Wayne, Biggie, Snoop, Eminem, and more, binge out on these essential rap flicks and docs below.

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Takedown: The DNA of GSP


A look at the life and career of Ultimate Fighting Champion’s welterweight world champ Georges St-Pierre, also known as “GSP”. Watch the entire documentary after the JUMP…

 

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Welcome to Chiraq


Even though Chicago’s murder rate dropped in 2013, there’s been much said, written and filmed about the city’s staggering gang violence and the rap music spawning from these troubled neighborhoods. Watch Noisey’s entire eight-part documentary, Welcome to Chiraq.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Coachella Thru My Eyes (Directed by Sean Puff Daddy Combs)


Puff Daddy made a splash at the inaugural weekend for Coachella 2014. Along with making a surprise appearance during the Nas 20th anniversary Illmatic set to perform “Hate Me Now”, his REVOLT TV imprint caught with multiple fans on hand to discuss the vibe this year in comparison to past along with Odd Future, A-Track and various other artists shown enjoying themselves. After a brief look into his performance with Esco and Drake making his first ever Coachella appearance for Jhené Aiko’s set, Puffy was backstage more this time with JAY Z, Pharrell Williams, Jimmy Iovine, Steven Tyler, Shaheem Reid and T.I.P. among others.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

‘Iverson’ Documentary Trailer


The trials and tribulations of former NBA star Allen Iverson are set to be examined in a documentary making its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday. The trailer for Iverson, from director-producer Zatella Beatty, presents the point guard as a player whose “style shocked the league” throughout his 14-year career in the NBA.

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Nas | Time Is Illmatic [Trailer]


Tribeca Film Festival film Time Is Illmatic — chronicling the making of hip-hop artist Nas‘ 1994 debut album — will be the inaugural recipient of the Candescent Award, part of a new grant program designed to support the making of documentary films.

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

FREE TO PLAY: The Movie


FREE TO PLAY is a feature-length documentary that follows three professional gamers from around the world as they compete for a million dollar prize in the first Dota 2 International Tournament. In recent years, E Sports has surged in popularity to become one of the most widely-practiced forms of competitive sport today. A million dollar tournament changed the landscape of the gaming world and for those elite players at the top of their craft, nothing would ever be the same again.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

The Legend of Swee’ Pea | Trailer


Lloyd Daniels’s unlikely rise to the NBA is the stuff that myths are made of: the most sought-after college basketball recruit of his generation, he got busted buying cocaine in a police sting operation. Two years later was almost killed after getting shot three times in the chest while negotiating an $8 crack deal. Yet somehow managed to make it to the NBA without having played a single college game, with remnants of bullets still in his body, and with years of crack addiction behind him.

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Black Business: Modern Day Yakuza


Japan is famous for many things, such as technology, sushi, temples, geisha and amazing customer service. One side of Japan not often seen but living in plain sight are the people conducting in “Black Business”, the Yakuza. They’re not petty criminals confined to the streets, they’re international business men. Using knowledge, money, powers of persuasions and their influence in the government to help secure them lucrative international black business deals. From the filmmakers of Underground Hero: Love To Hate Me.