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  • You're Watching Video Music Box (2021)
  • 92 min | Documentary
You're Watching Video Music Box (2021)
92 min | Documentary

The untold story of the world's longest running video show, Video Music Box. Host Ralph McDaniels' vast footage archive reveals the show's importance to numerous big-name musicians, as well as to the kids that grew up watching.
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Dec 3, 2021 (United States)

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105 cast members
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Nas
Self Self   See fewer
50 Cent
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
A Tribe Called Quest
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Aaliyah
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Hurby 'Luv Bug' Azor
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Yasiin Bey
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Beyoncé
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Big Daddy Kane
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Bushwick Bill
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Mary J. Blige
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Da Brat
Self Self   See fewer
Foxy Brown
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Dick Clark
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Common
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Don Cornelius
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Bill de Blasio
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De La Soul
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Luca De Massis
Videographer (archive footage) Videographer (archive footage)   See fewer
DJ Khaled
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
DJ Premier
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DMX
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Jermaine Dupri
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Eric B.
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Aretha Franklin
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Doug E. Fresh
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Funkmaster Flex
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Dizzy Gillespie
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Havoc
Self Self   See fewer
Heavy D
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Lauryn Hill
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Geoffrey Holder
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Whitney Houston
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Ice Cube
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Ice-T
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Jackson 5
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Cheryl 'Salt' James
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Jam Master Jay
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Jay-Z
Self Self   See fewer
Fat Joe
Self Self   See fewer
Kool Herc
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KRS-One
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Lil' Kim
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LL Cool J
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Monie Love
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The Lox
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Ludacris
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Biz Markie
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Angie Martinez
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Kimberly McDaniels
Self (as Kimberly McDaniels-Richardson) Self (as Kimberly McDaniels-Richardson)   See fewer
Method Man
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
The Notorious B.I.G.
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Charles Oakley
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Barack Obama
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Michelle Obama
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Billy Ocean
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Pepa
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Prodigy
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Queen Latifah
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Raekwon
Self Self   See fewer
Rakim
Self Self   See fewer
Kool DJ Red Alert
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Slick Rick
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A$AP Rocky
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Diana Ross
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Kelly Rowland
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Chuck Schumer
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Shaggy
Self Self   See fewer
Tupac Shakur
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Joseph Simmons
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Russell Simmons
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Will Smith
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Trey Songz
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Sway
Self Self   See fewer
Jayceon Taylor
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Michelle Williams
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Ye
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