New docuseries alert: ‘Ruff Ryders Chronicles’ comes to BET Africa

If you love documentaries, then BET Africa is about serve you with a new docuseries, ‘Ruff Ryders Chronicles’.

BET Africa presents Ruff Ryders Chronicles, the definitive story of “Ruff Ryders Entertainment”, following the conclusion of BET’s “No Limit Chronicles”.

The docuseries is a five part show that tells the story of the iconic hip hop label founded by the Dean brothers, Joaquin (Waah), Darin (Dee), and sister, Chivon Dean and will feature interviews with artists such as Swizz Beatz, Eve, DMX, The LOX, and more.

The show will be revealing the rise and sometimes fall of iconic record labels told through the lens of the founders, artists, competitors, and key people involved in the making of music that defined black culture over the last quarter-century.

Every episode will take viewers from the beginning of Ruff Ryders Entertainment’s inception to the current day, with never-before-seen footage and intimate first-person testimonies from hip hop’s most influential contributors.

Ruff Ryders will explore how music labels such as Ruff Ryders transformed the sound, face, and business of hip hop and reveal the behind-the-scenes power artists responsible for the rise and success of many artists.

DMX also gets emotional as he reflects on his mother giving him up for adoption and The Dean Brothers talk about how they came up with the label name.

“Ruff Ryders Chronicles” premiered on Thursday, September 17 on BET Africa (DStv Channel 129) at 21:30 CAT / 20:30 WAT.

 

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