Apple Music Has Big Plans Including 'Trapped In The Closet' Sequel and Show Based On Dr. Dre's Life

The tech company is working with a ton of Black talent for original content. 

Apple Music doesn't want to just be your music destination anymore. They are ready to offer video streaming and become your one-stop-shop for all things entertainment. And record producer and Apple Music executive, Jimmy Iovine is the brains behind it all.

“A music service needs to be more than a bunch of songs and a few playlists,”Iovine told Bloomberg in a recent interview about his upcoming plans for the tech company. 

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“I’m trying to help Apple Music be an overall movement in popular culture, everything from unsigned bands to video. We have a lot of plans. We have the freedom, because it’s Apple, to make one show, three shows, see what works, see what doesn’t work until it feels good."

Iovine is planning a show based on the life of his business partner and legendary record producer, Dr. Dre; he's also got a follow-up to R. Kelly's Trapped in the Closet rap-opera in the works.

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Will.i.am is also working with Iovine and Apple Music on a new show called, Planet of the Apps, a series about phone applications and their founders. 

Apple Music will also stream a ten-series spinoff of James Corden's highly popular segment Carpool Karaoke with one episode starring Alicia Keys and John Legend, in addition to Bad Boy Records and Cash Money Records documentaries.

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