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Ep. 19: HBO’s ‘The Defiant Ones’ Defines Genius by Exploring Dr. Dre & Jimmy Iovine

July 18th, 2017

Anthony Venutolo and Jack Lugo take on the HBO Documentary 'The Defiant Ones.' Bookended by the multi-billion dollar acquisition of Beats Music and Beats Electronics by Apple, 'The Defiant Ones' offers an intimate look at the lives and careers of both music business producer-entrepeneur Jimmy Iovine and hip-hop visionary Dr. Dre.

Both rose to unimaginable heights while contributing to as well as shaping music culture over the span of decades. Anthony and Jack discuss this four-part documentary in detail, highlighting the many segments they found fascinating.  So before you groove to your favorite track on your iTunes playlist, grab yourself a pair of Beats headphones, pour yourself a shot of whiskey, and enter The Pop Culture Juke Joint for a discussion that should not be missed.

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