Fade to Black

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  • Genre(s): Documentary
  • Release year: 2004
  • Running time: 109 min
Fade to Black is a 2004 documentary about the career of US rapper Jay-Z. It also features many other famous names in hip hop music. This live concert at Madison Square Garden was meant to be Jay-Z's final performance, as he announced his intentions to... read more

Fade to Black is a 2004 documentary about the career of US rapper Jay-Z. It also features many other famous names in hip hop music. This live concert at Madison Square Garden was meant to be Jay-Z's final performance, as he announced his intentions to retire from the industry. Fade to Black runs through some of the major parts of Jay-Z's Madison Square Garden performance while cutting to Jay-Z and his exploits and showing the viewers where his inspiration comes from.

Original Release

11/05/2004

US Release

11/05/2004

Cast

Mary J. Blige Herself / Self
Jay-Z Self / Himself
Foxy Brown Self / Himself
Damon Dash Self
Beyonce Self / Herself
Rick Rubin Himself / Self
Sean 'Diddy' Combs Self / Himself
Ye Himself / Self
Ghostface Killah Himself / Self
Memphis Bleek Himself / Self
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Patrick Paulson, Michael John Warren

Cast

Mary J. Blige Herself / Self
Jay-Z Self / Himself
Foxy Brown Self / Himself
Damon Dash Self
Beyonce Self / Herself
Rick Rubin Himself / Self
Sean 'Diddy' Combs Self / Himself
Ye Himself / Self
Ghostface Killah Himself / Self
Memphis Bleek Himself / Self
Funkmaster Flex Himself / Self
Missy Elliott Self / Himself
Fonzworth Bentley Self
Michael Buffer Self
Common Self
Freeway Self
R. Kelly Self
Mike D Self
Timbaland Self
Q-Tip Self

Producers

Jay-Z Executive Producer
Jon Kamen Executive Producer
John Meneilly Executive Producer
Frank Scherma Executive Producer
Randy Acker Producer
Zennia M. Barahona Producer
Robert Ezrin Producer
Andrew Fried Producer
Rich Kleiman Producer
Rick Mordecon Producer
Justin Wilkes Producer

Editors

Jim Helton, Jonah Moran, Ron Patane, Adam Zuckerman

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