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Summary: DJay, a very smalltime streetwise Memphis hustler and pimp, lives a dead-end life at the fringes of society. Though DJay has always had a way with words, that gift has long been misused--employed to keep his 'girls' producing. A chance encounter with Key, a sound engineer, spurs DJay to find a voice and realize his long-buried dreams. Chasing his musical dream transforms DJay, but opening the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Classics 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA HUS

Summary: After musical mogul Lucious Lyon is diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease, he must choose which of his three sons with succeed him at the legendary Empire entertainment company. The game changes when ex-wife Cookie returns from prison. This groundbreaking series features a pulsating soundtrack from legendary music hit maker Timbaland.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EMP

Summary: Jimmy, known to his friends as Rabbit, is a young man trying to make his way out of the burned-out shell of inner-city Detroit. Rabbit is a white kid trying to make music in a predominantly African-American community and culture. After Rabbit freezes up in the midst of an MC battle, he's convinced he's missed his chance and that he's doomed to lead a marginal life as a factory rat for the rest...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD 8 MIL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie 8 Mile 2003

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Summary: Follows the musical adventures of preschool friends, the Backyardigans, as they become protectors of an egg that leads them through the land.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BAC

Summary: Honey is a girl from the streets who works in a record store, teaches the occasional dance class at a community center, and treks downtown every weekend to hit the clubs and try out some new hip-hop dance moves. There, she meets a music video producer who offers her a chance to be a choreographer. But Honey decides that she is unwilling to pay his price. Determined to pick herself back up,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD HON

Summary: Empire returns for a third season, with its hottest music and most tantalizing storylines yet. While Lucious launches Empire's music streaming division, his half-brother Tariq launches a murder investigation of Lucious. And as Cookie's romance with Angelo Dubois heats up, so does Angelo's campaign for mayor. The Lyon brothers face troubles from the past, and all the while, the battle to control...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV EMP

Summary: In a crowded South London apartment building, Penny, a working mom, struggles to keep her wayward daughter, her lazy son and her disillusioned partner on the right path.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ALL

Summary: A filmmaker infiltrates rap band NWH in this mock-documentary comedy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FEA

Summary: Chronicling the extraordinary life of Christopher 'The Notorious B.I.G.' Wallace. Through raw talent and sheer determination, Biggie transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler (once selling crack to a pregnant woman) to superstardom. He has to juggle the increasing demands of fatherhood, marriage, and a music career that is strife with chaos and controversy. On March 8, 1997, in Los...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NOT

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