Black Music Legends of the 1980s Episode guide

  1. Public Enemy: Prophets of Rage

    4/4 How Public Enemy sold millions preaching pro-black politics to fans of all races.

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2011

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  2. Lionel Richie: Dancing on the Ceiling

    3/4 How singer-songwriter Lionel Richie achieved a dream of becoming 'as big as the Beatles'.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2011

  3. Prince: A Purple Reign

    2/4 Documentary showing how Prince revolutionised the perception of black music in the 1980s.

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2011

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  4. Janet Jackson: Taking Control

    1/4 Film focusing on Janet Jackson's struggle to control both her creative and personal life.

    First broadcast: 18 Nov 2011

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