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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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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

As Chris Rock narrates the movie, he compares the real Gusto to Nino Brown. Nino Brown was the main drug lord in the movie New Jack City (1991) in which Rock and Allen Payne co-starred. See more »

Goofs

Rachel True (Albert's girlfriend) calls him Arthur instead of Albert on the stairs of the scene at his mother's house. See more »

Quotes

Albert Sr.: You ain't tough. There are real some kids out there that are going to kick your narrow ass. You ain't from the street, I'm from the street. And only somebody who wasn't would think it was something to glorify.
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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 Home Movies: Time to Pay the Price (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Alright
Written by Henrick Rasmussen, Traci Spencer and Sir Spence
Courtesy of Capitol Records
By Arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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Funniest FN movie
4 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

whether you hate rap music or you don't this is one of the funniest movies about rap music. CB4 pokes fun at west coast gangsta rap that was popular in the early 90's- this had to be one of Chris Rock's funniest roles ever!!! The songs are really funny and all the characters in this movie make it what it is- from Chris Elliot to Phil Hartman.


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