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Fear of a Black Hat (1993)

R | | Comedy, Music | 3 June 1994 (USA)
A mockumentary chronicling the rise and fall of NWH, a not particularly talented--or particularly bright but always controversial--hip-hop group.

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Cast

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Tone Def
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Tasty Taste
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Ice Cold
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Nina Blackburn
Howie Gold ...
Guy Friesch
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Backstage Manager #1
Bobby Mardis ...
Promoter #1
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Promoter #2
Moon Jones ...
Jam Boy
Tim Hutchinson ...
Reggie Clay
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Jam Boy (as Faizon)
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Jam Boy
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Security Head
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Vanilla Sherbet (as Devin Kamienny)
Jeff Burr ...
Chicago Cop
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A mockumentary chronicling the rise and fall of NWH, a not particularly talented--or particularly bright but always controversial--hip-hop group.

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It Ain't where ya from. It's where ya HAT At!

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Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language, and for sexuality | See all certifications »
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3 June 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Trial of N.W.H.  »

Box Office

Budget:

$999,999 (estimated)

Gross:

$238,230 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

After the break up of N.W.H., Ice Cold formed his own group, The Ice Plant ( a parody of the group C&C Music Factory). Tone Def became a flower rapper ( a reference to P.M. Dawn ) and released a song similar to the groups signature hit "Set Adrift to Memory Bliss". Meanwhile, Tasty Taste also went solo and released several diss track ( a reference to the practice of some rappers at that time and was also practiced by the remaining N.W.A. members after Ice Cube went solo ). See more »

Goofs

An ITC logo sign is clearly visible to the left in the record company's office. See more »

Quotes

Tasty Taste: We anti-violent. Anyone says different, I'll bust a cap in their ass.
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Crazy Credits

The movie continues alongside the credits. See more »

Connections

References Scarface (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Mayo N' Pierre's
Written by Pierre Jaboin and Scott Mayo
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Excellent
3 November 1998 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

After a big tip of the hat to Spinal Tap, this movie is hilarious. Anyone who grew up watching MTV will love it and if you didn't, rent it anyway,the "My Peanuts" and "A Gangster's life" videos are worth the three bucks alone.


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