Appeared in Nike's Air Jordan tennis shoes (as Mars Blackmon)
1 Biographical Movie |
2 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
18 Interviews |
31 Articles |
1 Pictorial |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Shelton J. Lee | Shelton Lee
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on why other companies passed on Chi-Raq
(2015) before Amazon Studios] They never give you a reason; they just say, "It's not for us." My co-writer Kevin Willmott
and I wrote the script and went to Sundance and everybody was saying no, no, no, no, no. Amazon said yes. I tell my students, "All it takes is one yes. You get a bunch of motherf-ing nos, but all it takes is one yes." 
Big New York Knicks fan: Has courtside seats for all games. Partially responsible for the "off colored" baseball caps, as he started wearing a red Yankees cap during the 1996 World Series.
His films frequently involve African Americans and African-American themes