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Movie: G-Funk ( 2018 )
The untold story of how hip-hop's most commercial and iconic sub-genre came to be.
Movie: Dope ( 2015 )
Life changes for Malcolm, a geek who's surviving life in a tough neighborhood, after a chance invitation to an underground party leads him and his friends into a Los Angeles adventure.
Movie: Straight Outta Compton ( 2015 )
The group NWA emerges from the mean streets of Compton in Los Angeles, California, in the mid-1980s and revolutionizes Hip Hop culture with their music and tales about life in the hood.
Movie: Notorious ( 2009 )
The life and death story of Notorious B.I.G. (a.k.a. Christopher Wallace), who came straight out of Brooklyn to take the world of rap music by storm.
Movie: Next Day Air ( 2009 )
Two inept criminals are mistakenly delivered a package of cocaine and think they've hit the jackpot, triggering a series of events that changes ten people's lives forever.
Movie: State Property: Blood on the Streets ( 2005 )
Three gangsters vie for control of the streets of Philadelphia.
Movie: Get Rich or Die Tryin' ( 2005 )
A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.
Movie: The Janky Promoters ( 2009 )
Two shady concert promoters (Cube and Epps) get into hot water when their chance to book a superstar rapper goes awry.
Movie: American Gangster ( 2007 )
An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.
Movie: Tupac: Resurrection ( 2003 )
Home movies, photographs, and recited poetry illustrate the life of Tupac Shakur, one of the most beloved, revolutionary, and volatile hip-hop M.Cs. of all time.
Movie: All About the Benjamins ( 2002 )
Bounty hunter Bucum chases bail-jumper Reggie, who runs right into the scene of a diamond heist and murder and gets shot at as well. Later they become partners in their pursuit of the $20M in diamonds and lottery ticket. Their women join.
Movie: Paid in Full ( 2002 )
A young man from Harlem, forced to cope with the 1980s drug scene, builds an illegal empire, only to have a crisis of conscience.
Movie: State Property ( 2002 )
Frustrated with being broke, Beans (Beanie Sigel) decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it. The film follows Beans and his crew, the ABM, as they take over the city, creating mayhem as their empire builds. Beans now struggles to maintain his family life while bumping heads with opposing gangsters and police. It all comes to a head when he cannot surpass the city's most notorious crew, run by Untouchable J (Jay-Z) and Dame (Damon Dash). The moves Beans and the ABM decide to make come with severe consequences.
Movie: How High ( 2001 )
Two guys by the name of Silas and Jamal decided to one day smoke something magical, which eventually helps them to ace their college entrance exam.
Movie: Training Day ( 2001 )
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the L.A.P.D. with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
Movie: Next Friday ( 2000 )
Uncle Elroy and Day Day owe money on taxes so Craig finds a way to steal from the next door neighbors to pay off the taxes so Uncle Elroy's house doesn't get put up for auction.
Movie: Thicker Than Water ( 1999 )
In Los Angeles, two rival gang leaders are also trying to be music producers. When DJ's equipment shorts out and Lonzo is cut out of the action by a record producer, the two join forces, which also requires a tentative peace between gangs. With backing from Gator, a smooth New Orleans drug king, DJ and Lonzo start dealing, organizing their gangs into pushers. Just as their finances are looking up, one of Gator's team pulls a double cross and two of DJ and Lonzo's gang bangers start a shooting war. Can the erstwhile music producers salvage anything of their bond or their plans?
Movie: Belly ( 1998 )
A pair of violent Men have spiritual awakenings.
Movie: Gang Related ( 1997 )
After murdering an undercover DEA agent, two corrupt cops scramble to cover up what they've done.
Movie: Lottery Ticket ( 2010 )
Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million.
Movie: Gridlock'd ( 1997 )
After a friend overdoses, Spoon and Stretch decide to kick their drug habits and attempt to enroll in a government detox program. Their efforts are hampered by seemingly endless red tape, as they are shuffled from one office to another while being chased by drug dealers and the police.
Movie: Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood ( 1996 )
A parody of several U.S. films about being in the 'Hood', for instance "Boyz n the Hood", "South Central", "Menace II Society", "Higher Learning" and "Juice".
Movie: Above the Rim ( 1994 )
Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Movie: Bad Boys ( 1995 )
Two hip detectives protect a witness to a murder while investigating a case of stolen heroin from the evidence storage room from their police precinct.
Movie: Friday ( 1995 )
Two homies, Smokey and Craig, smoke a dope dealer's weed and try to figure a way to get the $200 they owe to the dealer by 10 p.m. that same night.
Movie: CB4 ( 1993 )
A guy makes a documentary of the rap band CB4 by following them. CB4 got popular by stealing Gusto's name, background and image. He wants them dead.
Movie: Paper Soldiers ( 2003 )
Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career. Already on parole but faced with the power being turned off and his child forced to eat nothing but cereal, Shawn convinces an older thief (Derrick "Capone" Lee) to train him. He soon finds himself caught between his angry girlfriend (Tiffany Withers), his incompetent would-be-criminal friends, and a neighborhood sociopath with a hair-trigger temper (Beanie Sigel).
Movie: Dangerous Minds ( 1995 )
An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner city school.
Movie: The Wash ( 2001 )
With the rent due and his car booted, Sean (Dr. Dre) has to come up with some ends...and fast. When his best buddy and roommate Dee Loc (Snoop Dogg), suggests that Sean get a job busting suds down at the local car wash, the first order of business is impressing Mr. Washington (George Wallace) the gun-toting, dominoes-playing owner of The Wash. Unaware that the two are roomies, Mr. Washington hires Sean as Dee Loc's supervisor. Comic tensions flare between the two, especially when Dee Loc suspects Sean of trying to slow his roll with the side hustles he's got going on in the car wash parking lot...and with the ladies in the locker room. But there are bigger things to worry about at The Wash. One is the menacing phone calls from a disgruntled employee, and the other is figuring out how to get money to pay off the kidnappers who've snatched Mr. Washington! If Sean, Dee Loc, and the rest of the gang don't settle their differences and get Mr. Washington back, the good times at The Wash will soon come to an end
Movie: Baby Boy ( 2001 )
This is the story of Jody, an unemployed young black man, who's been living with his mother for several years, even though he's got a child of his own. Romantically, he's having relationships with two women: Yvette, the mother of his son, and a new interest.
Movie: 3 Strikes ( 2000 )
Brian Hooks plays a character who is just released from jail. And the state adopts a "3 strikes" rule for felons that involves serious penalties. Hooks has 2 strikes, and wants to change his life for the better. When a friend picks him up, they are pulled over, and his friend shoots at police officers, and Hooks escapes. Now Hooks, a wanted man, must clear his name of having nothing to do with the shooting.
Movie: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai ( 1999 )
An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Movie: Poetic Justice ( 1993 )
In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Movie: Trespass ( 1992 )
2 firemen in a burning building get a treasure map. Stolen gold church items are hidden in a closed down factory in St. Louis. Once there, they're trapped in by a black gang considering it their territory. Lots of shooting.
Movie: Barbershop ( 2002 )
A day in the life of a South Side Chicago barbershop.
Movie: Set It Off ( 1996 )
Desperation drives four inner-city women to bank robbery in Los Angeles, then they start mistrusting each other.
Movie: Dead Presidents ( 1995 )
A Vietnam vet adjusts to life after the war while trying to support his family, but the chance of a better life may involve crime and bloodshed.
Movie: Juice ( 1992 )
Four inner-city teenagers get caught up in the pursuit of power and happiness, which they refer to as "the juice".
Movie: Menace II Society ( 1993 )
A young street hustler attempts to escape the rigors and temptations of the ghetto in a quest for a better life.
Movie: Boyz n the Hood ( 1991 )
Follows the lives of three young males living in the Crenshaw ghetto of Los Angeles, dissecting questions of race, relationships, violence and future prospects.
Movie: New Jack City ( 1991 )
A crime lord ascends to power and becomes megalomaniacal while a maverick police detective vows to stop him.
Movie: Bullet ( 1996 )
Butch "Bullet" Stein, a Jewish junkie from the mean streets of Brooklyn, is paroled after eight years in prison. Butch rips off a runner for local drug dealer, Tank, and is soon right back into his old habit of snorting coke and shooting up heroin with his best friend Lester. Enraged by Butch's affront and already determined to get revenge on him for a past wrong, Tank sets about getting even with his old enemy by hiring a hulking brute, Gates, to beat Butch. When the confrontation occurs, however, Gates breaks his hand on the battle-hardened Butch. Besides Lester, the only people in Butch's corner are his two brothers, the mentally-unhinged Vietnam War veteran Louis and aspiring artist Ruby, neither of whom can be counted on to help him in the inevitable showdown.
Movie: New Jersey Drive ( 1995 )
Jason and Midget are two young, black teenagers living in Newark,New Jersey, the unofficial car theft capital of the world. Their favourite pastime is that of everybody in their neighbourhood: stealing cars and joyriding. The trouble starts when they steal a police car and the cops launch a violent offensive that involves beating and even shooting suspects.
Movie: Higher Learning ( 1995 )
People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.
Movie: First Sunday ( 2008 )
Durell Washington and LeeJohn Jackson are best friends and bumbling petty criminals. When Durell learns that his ex-girlfriend plans to move to another state with their son Durell Jr.--unless they can get her $17,000 to pay off a debt-- and so Durell and LeeJohn ultimately comes up with a desperate scheme to rob their neighborhood church. But when the duo fumbles their way through the break-in, they discover someone has beaten them to the punch. In order to get their hands on the money, Durell and LeeJohn are forced to spend the night in the presence of the Lord and his followers--and end up getting a lot more than they bargained for.
Movie: Soul Plane ( 2004 )
Things get raucously funny aboard the maiden flight of a black-owned airline, thanks to some last-minute passenger additions.
Movie: The Players Club ( 1998 )
A woman must contend with rival strippers and her boss in an attempt to make a legitimate living.
Movie: I Got the Hook Up ( 1998 )
Two small time scam artists, Black and Blue, sell boom boxes and broken TVs from their van at the parking lot. When, by mistake, a shipment of cellular phones gets to them, it doesn't take long before FBI and gangsters are after them.
Movie: In Too Deep ( 1999 )
Jeff Cole is a recent graduate of the Cincinnati police academy who dreams of working undercover. His wish is granted and through success is given the task of taking down state-wide crack dealer Dwayne Gittens aka "God". Gittens is known as a family man and a man of the people, contributing to his community and helping those in need. However, there is another side to him, a ruthless leader of a criminal empire who will torture or kill anyone without question. Over time, Cole develops a close friendship with Gittens. Cole's superiors worry that the line between cop and bad guy is getting blurred and that both identities are becoming one. Cole's loyalties are put to the ultimate test just as there is enough evidence to take Gittens down for good.
Movie: Dangerous Ground ( 1997 )
Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen couldn't be contacted. Vusi goes to Johannesburg to find him, but at first can only find his neighbor/girlfriend, Karin, a stripper. Vusi proceeds to learn how conditions have changed since the end of apartheid, not always for the better for black men.
Movie: Carlito's Way ( 1993 )
A Puerto Rican former convict, just released from prison, pledges to stay away from drugs and violence despite the pressure around him and lead on to a better life outside of N.Y.C.
Movie: Carlito's Way: Rise to Power ( 2005 )
In the late 1960s, Carlito Brigante (Hernandez) emerges as the heroin czar of Harlem.
Movie: Scarface ( 1983 )
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
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