A four-part documentary series that tells the stories of Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre — one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton — their improbable partnership and surprising leading roles in a series of transformative events in contemporary culture.


Who Are The Defiant Ones?

Dr. Dre

Music producer and rap artist, born in Compton.

Jimmy Iovine

Apple Music Chief and founder of Interscope Records, born in Brooklyn.

“A must watch for anyone invested in the history of hip-hop or modern pop.”

— Los Angeles Times

Defiance Is in the Air in Brooklyn

At a musical celebration of the docu-series, the artists in attendance shared their own personal stories of resilience.

“I always felt that I had to work harder than the next guy, just to do as well as the next guy.”

— Jimmy Iovine

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