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Experience the Memphis Music Scene Online and On-Air, Craig Brewer’s ‘$5 Cover’ Launches On MTV

Tonight (May 1st), the Memphis Music scene goes online and on-air through Craig Brewer’s $5 Cover on MTV Networks. MTV, AT&T and Craig Brewer, director of the Academy Award winning movie “Hustle and Flow,” have announced that “$5 Cover,” the documentary series of the modern Memphis music scene, will premiere[…]

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2009 South by Southwest (SXSW) Recap With Host Al Kapone

Everyone had a great time out at the 2009 South by Southwest (SXSW), especially rapper/songwriter and upcoming star of Hustle & Flow director Craig Brewer’s $5 Cover MTV.com web series, Al Kapone, who reached out to Memphisrap.com to plug the fans in to what they might have missed! Througout the[…]

Hustle & Flow creator Craig Brewer and MTV present 5 Dollar Cover Teaser Trailer

From the creator of Hustle & Flow, Craig Brewer and MTV Networks present $5 Cover — a rough-and-tumble show set in the clubs, all-nite cafes and no-tell motels of present-day Memphis. The series follows a cast of young musicians including Memphis rappers Al Kapone and Muck Sticky, singer/songwriter Valerie June[…]

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Memphis Meets Sundance Film Festival

If you’re from Memphis then you already know that Midtown is the heart of the city and full of down-to-earth; talented people. Craig Brewer, creator of Hustle and Flow knows this to be true also. That’s why he has based his new MTV series on the talent of Midtown Memphis.  They[…]