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AZ had a fairy tale introduction to the rap game and BET has produced mini-documentary around the making of his 1995 classic debut album Doe Or Die.

As a part of their #20YrsLtr documentary series, BET is telling the story of AZ’s classic with contributions from Nas, Pete Rock, Foxy Brown, Daddy O and other key contributors to the album’s success. Narrated by Rakim, the Doe Or Die documentary walks listeners through the creation of the album, its impact and the aftermath of AZ’s career.

While AZ is rarely if ever mentioned in the Mount Rushmore of 90’s East Coast Hip-Hop [Nas, Biggie, Jay Z, Mobb Deep, Wu-Tang Clan], the documentary makes the case for AZ to be included despite having the “underrated” tag on his name for all of his career.

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