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Onyx The Story details the rise and emergence of a pioneering hip hop group that came out of an era where their voices represented the frustration and rage of changing times. The documentary will explore the roots in South Jamaica Queens, the players, the drug trade, The beginning, the group formation, growth, influence of culture at the time, artists on the rise, the landscape. The neighborhood, people, basement street performances, streets, getting recognition, the first deal. Influence of music at the time, crime, bold appeal, deceptacons, friends and family affected by life. How it changed them and culture, cameo interviews from the pioneers from the era, Jay-Z, 50, DMX, Russel Simmons, Beastie Boys, street kids, archival footage, Def Jam, the fans, touring, life on tour, crazy instances, communicating with family and friends. The Source, The introduction of film and TV, technology how it affected music. The business lessons learned. Mixed with an assortment of music, Onyx tracks will pop, tour footage, new footage, Russian footage, testimonials toward their legacy and visual representations of them as pioneers in art and culture.

NEW YORK
London
Paris
Moscow

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PRODUCTION

 Digital Seven and Lock City Filmworks are two New York City based production companies. Digital Seven with offices in Greenpoint Brooklyn, and Lock City in Manhattan. Digital Seven completed two TV pilots ‘The Grind’ and The ‘Russian Room’ and is actively working on new and original content.

Lock City Filmworks has a slate of several projects geared for worldwide distribution and is partnering with Digital Seven on the production of the Onyx Story. We are excited to build this creative project collectively and look forward to the development roster ahead.

www.digitalseven.nyc

www.lockcityonline.com

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CONTACT

Digital Seven is a New York City based production company that focuses on brand advertising, music video, and film production. We are a group of innovative filmmakers with global resources–with a reputation for working well under pressure and in challenging circumstances. We are the work horse production team that runs hard to achieve our clients’ needs.

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