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Chris Rock Chris Rock
Albert / MC Gusto
Allen Payne Allen Payne
Euripides / Dead Mike
Deezer D Deezer D
Otis / Stab Master Arson
Chris Elliott Chris Elliott
A. White
Phil Hartman Phil Hartman
Virgil Robinson
Art Evans Art Evans
Albert Sr.


Written by
Chris Rock Chris Rock
(story)
Nelson George Nelson George
(story)


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Description: Three young friends and aspiring rappers, Albert (Chris Rock), Euripides (Allen Payne), and Otis (Deezer D) want to make their big break. In order to get their name heard, they appeal to local crime kingpin and nightclub owner Gusto (Charlie Murphy), but during a failed meeting the police rush in and throw Gusto in jail. Gusto believes that the trio set him up, swearing revenge when he is released from prison. However, while Gusto is locked up, Albert steals his criminal background and identity to become "MC Gusto", and forms the hardcore gangsta rap group CB4 (Cell Block 4). CB4 becomes the hottest band on the charts ... (more)
Release date: 12 March 1993
UPC: 025192261220
Tags: Comedy (4), Music (2), 1993 (2), Hip Hop (1), Rap (1), 1990's (1), Crime (1)
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" Directed by; Tamra Davis Produced by: Sean Daniel, William Fry, Nelson George, Chris Rock, and Brian Grazer Written by: Nelson George, Robert LoCssh, and Chris Rock Cinematography: Karl Walter Lidenlaub Edited by: Earl Watson Music by: John Barnes Distributed by: Universal Pictures"


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"The three songs performed by CB4 are loose remakes of real rap songs. 'Straight Out of Locash' was 'Straight Outta Compton' by N.W.A, 'Sweat of my Balls' was 'Talk Like Sex' by Kool G. Rap & D.J. Polo and 'Rapper's Delight' was originally by the Sugar Hill Gang. The rap group CB4 claim to be from the town of Locash. LoCash is in fact the name of one of the film's screenwriters, Robert LoCash."


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