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Ndugu Chancler

Ndugu Chancler was born on July 1, 1952 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA as Leon Chancler. See full bio »

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Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect Soundtrack
Grosse Pointe Blank
Grosse Pointe Blank Soundtrack
Next Friday
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 2016 Almost Christmas (writer: "Let It Whip" - as Leon Ndugu Chancler)
 2015 Scandal (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- It's Good to Be Kink (2015) ... (writer: "Let It Whip" - uncredited)
 2012 Pitch Perfect (writer: "Let It Whip" - as Leon Ndugu Chancler)
 2012 Hit and Run (writer: "Let It Whip" - as Leon Chancler)
 2010 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Whip My Hair (2010) ... (writer: "Let It Whip")
 2007 Brooklyn Rules (writer: "Let It Whip" - as Leon Ndugu Chancler)
 2004 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Video Game) (writer: "Let It Whip" - as Leon Chancler)
 2002 The New Guy (writer: "Let It Whip")
 2000 Next Friday (writer: "Let It Whip")
 1997 Grosse Pointe Blank (writer: "Let It Whip")
 1995 Lightdance (Video documentary short) (writer: "Dance Sister Dance")
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 1985 The Color Purple
African Musician
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 1996 America's Dream (TV Movie) (composer: main title theme)
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 2016 Unsung (TV Series documentary)
- Patrice Rushen (2016) ... Himself
 2015 Jazz for Japan (TV Movie documentary)
 2008 Frank in the Fifties (Video short)
 1995 The Eddie Files (TV Series)
- Fractions: Any Way You Slice It (1995) ... Himself

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Hosts the annual "Day of the Drum" festival held at the Watts Towers Arts Center in Los Angeles.

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