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‘On the Record’ Review: Doc Gives Russell Simmons’ Accusers the Spotlight

‘On the Record’ Review: Doc Gives Russell Simmons’ Accusers the Spotlight

This piece originally ran as part of 2020 Sundance Film Festival coverage.

Even if you didn’t know Drew Dixon’s name, you definitely knew the fruits of her labor. The daughter of Washington, D.C., mayor Sharon Pratt and a Stanford alumna, she was an unabashed music fan. Dixon especially loved hip-hop, which is why, when she managed to secure an A&r job at Def Jam Records in the early Nineties, she felt like she’d won the lottery. Her instincts for spotting new artists were peerless; she was

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