Backstage (2000 film)

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Directed by Chris Fiore
Produced by Damon Dash
Written by James Hunter
Michael Raffanello
Music by DJ Clue
Cinematography Mark Petersson
Lenny Santiago
Elena Sorre
Edited by Chris Fiore
Richard Calderon
Distributed by Dimension Films
Release date
  • September 8, 2000 (2000-09-08)
Running time
86 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Backstage is a 2000 documentary film directed by Chris Fiore, chronicling the 1999 Hard Knock Life Tour that featured several of hip hops top acts including Jay-Z, DMX, Method Man and Redman. Produced by Damon Dash, Backstage featured live performances by several members of Def Jam's roster and gave an in-depth look at what happened backstage.


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Year Title Chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
U.S. U.S. R&B
2000 Backstage: A Hard Knock Life 6 1
  • US: Gold

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