Black Music Legends of the 1980s

2016
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April 22, 2016

Expired 2.5 63 x
Documentary film which explores how Prince - showman, artist, enigma - revolutionised the perception of black music in the 1980s with worldwide hits such as 1999, Kiss, Raspberry Beret and Alphabet Street. He became a global sensation with the release of the Oscar-winning, semi-autobiographical movie Purple Rain in 1984, e...
Episodes 2015
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3. Lionel Richie: Dancing on the Ceiling

Expired 3.0 17 x
After 15 years of soaring success with the Commodores, Lionel Richie left the group to go solo in what many considered to be a risky move. His first solo album, Lionel Richie, grabbed the world's attention, whilst the follow-up, Can't Slow Down, turned him into a global superstar. But could he maintain sustained popularity...
Episodes 2013

4. Public Enemy: Prophets of Rage

3.0 16 x
How Public Enemy sold millions preaching pro-black politics to fans of all races.(R)

4. Public Enemy: Prophets of Rage

3.0 17 x
How Public Enemy sold millions preaching pro-black politics to fans of all races.(R)

1. Janet Jackson: Taking Control

3.0 16 x
Film focusing on Janet Jackson's struggle to control both her creative and personal life.(R)

2. Prince: A Purple Reign

3.0 52 x
Documentary showing how Prince revolutionised the perception of black music in the 1980s.(R)

3. Lionel Richie: Dancing on the Ceiling

3.0 31 x
How singer-songwriter Lionel Richie achieved a dream of becoming 'as big as the Beatles'.(R)
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