Detroit Lives


Detroit Lives

Once the fourth-largest metropolis in America—some have called it the Death of the American Dream. Today, the young people of the Motor City are making it their own DIY paradise where rules are second to passion and creativity. They are creating the new Detroit on their own terms, against real adversity. We put our boots on and went exploring.

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Detroit Lives: Trailer
Exclusive bonus footage from Detroit Lives featuring Larry Mongo of Cafe D'Mongo and his experience meeting some of Detroit's most iconic musicians.
Larry Mongo, Detroit native and owner of the legendary Club D'Mongo, shares a funny anecdote about the new wave of residents repurposing downtown Detroit's streets.
Black Milk, Detroit-based MC/Producer, takes us on a tour of Motown founder Berry Gordy's former mansion to talk about how Detroit has shaped his music and why he'll never leave the D.
Detroit may have been built by cars, but in the 70's and 80's, it's heartbeat was rock and roll. Here's a special excerpt where Zach and Ko, members of legendary Detroit garage-punk band The Dirtbombs, explore the Eastown Theater and Ballroom with Johnny. The Eastown was home to some of the biggest rock shows in the '70's and '80s. The theater burned to the ground 2 days after this segment was filmed.

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