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Film Director Allen Hughes Reveals Secrets about Dr. Dre & Death Row + Talks “The Defiant Ones”

Iconic film director, Allen Hughes joins us on Sway in the Morning for a second time. You may know his work from directing movies like; Menace II Society, Dead Presidents, The Book of Eli and more — and now he’s back to talk about his newest piece of work — The Defiant Ones. A four-part documentary series that tells the stories of Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre.

While on Sway in the Morning, Hughes opened up about stories we never knew about in Hip-Hop’s heyday.

Watch below and catch The Defiant Ones on July 9 on HBO.

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