TV GUIDE: 3 music-related shows that will have you hitting a high note tonight!

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Rapper, Ice Cube, and his son, O'Shea Jackson, Jr. promoting, 'Straight Outta Compton' in which the latter stars as his father. (Photo: Getty Images)
Rapper, Ice Cube, and his son, O'Shea Jackson, Jr. promoting, 'Straight Outta Compton' in which the latter stars as his father. (Photo: Getty Images)

As the weekend fast approaches, it's easy for the fatigue and exhaustion to creep in.

So, we've decided to help you hit a high note this Thursday with some choice music-related TV picks.

Whether you're in the mood for a funky series, a hard-hitting movie or an in-depth chat, we've got just the ticket!

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Straight Outta Compton – Showmax

In this critically acclaimed 2015 movie, the music group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.


The Get Down – Netflix

It might have been cut short after two incredible seasons, but this highly binge-worthy series is still absorbing. Helmed by the multi-talented Baz Luhrmann this show set in the late 1970s, when New York was at the brink of bankruptcy and disco was dying out, the rise of hip-hop is told through the lives, art, music and dance of a group of young people in the South Bronx.


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