Above the Law was an Australian crime/drama television series broadcast on Network Ten from February 2000 to August 2001. The drama showed the life for the residents of an apartment complex which features a police station on the ground floor. Thirty 1-hour episodes were shown, and five episodes remain unaired.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Above the Law - Hell: The Sequel - Netflix
Hell: The Sequel is the debut extended play (EP) by Bad Meets Evil, an American hip hop duo composed of Royce da 5'9" and Eminem. It was released on June 13, 2011, in some countries, by Shady Records and Interscope Records and it was released on June 14, 2011, in the United States. The EP incorporates various styles such as hardcore hip hop and midwest hip hop, and contains songs such as “Welcome 2 Hell”, “Above the Law” and “Loud Noises” featuring Slaughterhouse; these tracks include violent lyrical content, while trying to maintain a humorous tone. “Fast Lane”, “A Kiss” and “The Reunion” feature sexual themes. “I'm on Everything” featuring Mike Epps, is a humorous song about drugs, while “Lighters” featuring Bruno Mars, and “Take from Me” focus on more serious themes such as success and music piracy and its impact on musicians. In May 2011, the album's title and artwork was revealed. The EP features the executive producers Eminem and Mr. Porter, with production handled by Bangladesh, Sid Roams, Havoc, DJ Khalil, The Smeezingtons and Supa Dups, among others. Following the reunion of the duo, recording began in late 2010, when two tracks, “Living Proof” and “Echo” having leaked onto the Internet. The lead single, “Fast Lane” (which was released on May 3, 2011) was considered a highlight from the EP, while the second single, “Lighters” (featuring Bruno Mars), was met with mixed reviews. Hell: The Sequel was met with positive reviews, with critics praising the chemistry between Eminem and Royce da 5'9", as well as their technical rapping abilities. The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200, with first week sales of 171,000 copies.
Above the Law - Singles - Netflix
“Fast Lane” was released on May 3, 2011 as the lead single from the EP through digital distribution. It was also featured on the soundtrack to 2K Sports NBA 2K12 video game. On May 5, Vevo released an audio-only version of the track on YouTube a month and 3 days before the video's premiere. The music video, directed by James Larese, premiered June 8, 2011 on Bad Meets Evil's website and Vevo. Along with “Lighters”, the song made its live performance debut at the 2011 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. It was considered by many as the highlight of the festival. “Lighters” impacted Top 40/Mainstream radio on July 5, 2011. The song features American recording artist Bruno Mars. Lighters has peaked at number four on Billboard Hot 100 list. Along with “Fast Lane”, the song was performed at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. The music video was directed by Rich Lee, who previously shot Eminem's video “Not Afraid”. The video premiered on Vevo on August 22, 2011.
Above the Law - References - Netflix