When one thinks of Dr. Dre, they probably can’t help but also think of Jimmy Iovine. The hip-hop superstar and the music mogul are two of music’s biggest icons, and have helped shape pop music to what it is today. The pair have made music history, and are now being feted with a HBO series. Titled The Defiant Ones, the docuseries will not only center on the relationship between Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, but on the influences both men had on the music industry and beyond.
The Defiant Ones premieres on HBO on July 9th, 2017.
Set amid many of the defining events of the past four decades, this four-part documentary event tells the stories of Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, their improbable partnership and their leading roles in a series of transformative events in contemporary culture. Directed by Allen Hughes, who conducted extensive interviews with both men, the show also includes interviews with such music icons as Bono, David Geffen, Eminem, Nas, Stevie Nicks, Ice Cube, Gwen Stefani, Jon Landau, Tom Petty, Trent Reznor, Snoop Dogg, Bruce Springsteen, Diddy and will.i.am. THE DEFIANT ONES also features never-before-seen footage from a multitude of recording and writing sessions with Eazy-E, JJ Fad, Stevie Nicks, N.W.A., Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and U2, among others.