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CB4 (1993)

R | | Comedy, Music | 12 March 1993 (USA)
A "rapumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't ... See full summary »

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40 Dog (as Tyrone Granderson Jones)
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Ben
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A "rapumentary", covering the rise to fame of MC Gusto, Stab Master Arson, and Dead Mike: members of the rap group "CB4". We soon learn that these three are not what they seem and don't apear to know as much about rap music as they claim... but a lack of musical ability in an artist never hurts sales, does it? You've just got to play the part of a rap star... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Sex, rap and family values? See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Rated R for strong language, and for sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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12 March 1993 (USA)  »

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CB4 - The Movie  »

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$17,953,778
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Trivia

Filmed in 1992 between March and May See more »

Goofs

When Ben sees the tour bus coming, he puts his cap on twice. See more »

Quotes

Euripides: Did you know a black man invented ice cream?
Albert: No, no, no. Now how the hell a black man gonna invent ice cream in hot-ass Africa? Tell me that!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits Chris Rock is shown playing Cheap Pete who asks a newspaper vendor how much a newspaper costs. When he finds out it's too expensive he asks to pay 15 cents and for the vendor to read him the good news. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Chris Rock: Big Ass Jokes (1994) See more »

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Lifeline
Written by P.A. and Organized Noize
Performed by Parental Advisory
Courtesy of Savvy Records / MCA Records
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Chris Rock's funniest film
16 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

CB4 is clearly Chris Rock's funniest film. The film is a right on target of hip hop culture. The film has many scenes including one in a restaurant called Big Ass Biscut and and the funeral scene. Look for Eddie Murphy's brother Charlie in a funny role as Gusto.


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