Backstage (2000 film)

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Backstage 2000.jpg
Directed byChris Fiore
Written byJames Hunter
Michael Raffanello
Produced byDamon Dash
CinematographyMark Petersson
Lenny Santiago
Elena Sorre
Edited byChris Fiore
Richard Calderon
Music byDJ Clue
Distributed byDimension Films
Release date
  • September 8, 2000 (2000-09-08)
Running time
86 minutes
CountryUnited States

Backstage is a 2000 American 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

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