RICK RUBIN'S SHANGRI-LA (2019)
This four-part docuseries focuses on creative conversation and the emotional side of music-making, using legendary music producer Rick Rubin's iconic Malibu, CA studio as the backdrop. Rubin’s mark on the music scene has been indelible since he co-founded Def Jam Records while enrolled at New York University in the ’80s, helping to launch the careers of Public Enemy, the Beastie Boys and Run-DMC, among many others.
Shangri-La is more than a place, it's a state of mind. Join the bubble with Rick Rubin as he explores the iconic history of his Malibu studio and the magic of creativity. (00:54:24)
Breakthroughs often happen when no one is looking. Rick chats with Mike D, LL Cool J and Chuck D about the early days of Def Jam and the importance of breaking rules. (00:58:33)
Rick Rubin channels the art of wrestling and pushes the boundaries of popular culture and taste. (00:57:38)
In the aftermath of the Malibu fire, Rick explores the power of belief and the art of disappearing. (00:48:52)