Fade to Black (2004)



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One of the biggest artists in hip-hop, rapper Jay-Z surprised fans in 2003 when he announced he would retire following the release of his hotly anticipated collection The Black Album. In November of 2003, not long after the album hit stores, Jay-Z staged a special show at New York City's Madison Square Garden, in which he performed alongside some of the most popular and influential acts in hip-hop and R&B, including R. Kelly, Beyoncé Knowles, Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott, ?uestlove, Pharrell … More

Rating: R (for pervasive language including sexual lyrics)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Horror, Musical & Performing Arts
Directed By: , ,
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 5, 2005
Box Office: $1.0M
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Full Review… | November 24, 2011
Boston Globe
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Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | November 7, 2004
Boston Globe
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Full Review… | November 6, 2004
Dallas Morning News
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Full Review… | November 6, 2004
Toronto Star
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Full Review… | November 6, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Fade to Black

Best rapper alive! You need to love Jay to understand this film. This was an in depth look into the making of THE historic Black Album. Genius documentary from a genius man.

Eric Alvarez
Eric Alvarez

Super Reviewer

Well made documentary, and the concert is fun to watch.

Lewis C.

Super Reviewer

"...crack the door and let God in."

Tom S.

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