The come up, starting from the bottom, the struggle. Call it what you like, few narratives are as ingrained in hip-hop as the one of pulling yourself up from nothing. Up until about ten years ago, the depth of your struggle determined how real your music was, how far you could get.

But the come up has never belonged exclusively to hip-hop. It’s just the cultural movement that institutionalized the struggle, giving voice, specifically, to people of color (and rightfully so). So for everyone who loves seeing grit, will, and sheer audacity triumph, we have compiled a list of Netflix’s best streaming films that chronicle the come up.

Finish off your weekend with some inspirational stories to get you pumped for your own week. They aren’t all about hip-hop, but they’ll leave you just as moved.