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– by Gig Patta

You don’t know the true story of the partnership between Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre.

HBO’s The Defiant Ones is a mesmerizing documentary that looks at two men who built one of the biggest music empires and shaped the contemporary culture today.

The series look at the beginnings of both men–one from city neighborhoods of Brooklyn and the other straight out of Compton.

It features multiple interviews not only with Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, but also with Trent Reznor, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Bono, Sean Combs, Kendrick Lamar, Stevie Nicks, Tom Petty, Will.i.am, Eminem and Snoop Dogg over this multi-year project.

The Defiant Ones is available today on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download.

LRM has one copy of the Blu-ray to giveway to one lucky winner on our site.

To participate in this giveaway, e-mail contest@lrmonline.com with your e-mail address, name, address and phone number. Please put The Defiant Ones Giveaway in the subject line of the e-mail.

The deadline to participate in this contest if Sunday, December 3, by 11:59 p.m. (PST).

Good luck!

  • Brandon Coots

    This felt like an ad for Beats by Dre. Iovine himself says that he’s a master of marketing in it – “The Defiant Ones” is a commercial masquerading as a documentary.

  • Jesus’s Best Friend Floyd

    2 pervs.

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and IESB.net. He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @mrgigpatta.