RICK RUBIN'S SHANGRI-LA (2019)
This four-part docu-series 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.
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.
Rick Rubin channels the art of wrestling and pushes the boundaries of popular culture and taste.
In the aftermath of the Malibu fire, Rick explores the power of belief and the art of disappearing.