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Fresh New Clip from You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You

16 September 2011 5:00 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Rapper Doug E. Fresh's connections to the horror genre go way back to 1986 when he and The Get Fresh Crew sampled the theme from Phantasm for their old school hit "Play This Only at Night". Now he's appearing in the hip hop horror-themed crime flick You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You, and we've got a clip of him in action for you!

Produced by Spike Lee and written and directed by Michael A. Pinckney, You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You stars icons Big Daddy Kane, Doug E. Fresh and Ed Lover alongside stars Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Mosley and Chance Kelly.

The flick premieres next Friday, September 23rd at the Williamsburg International Film Festival. Thanks to DC reader Jon Accarrino for the heads-up!

Synopsis

Detective Charles Johnson, a twenty-seven-year veteran of the New York City Police force, is on the heels of retirement when a killer strikes. The murders »

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Spike Lee Out to Prove You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You

31 August 2011 5:38 PM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

While not a true Spike Lee Joint (the man is only serving as producer here), word has just broken about the next project from Lee, which is being billed as a hip hop horror themed crime flick, You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You. Read on for details.

Written and directed by Michael A. Pinckney, You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You stars icons Big Daddy Kane, Doug E. Fresh and Ed Lover alongside stars Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Mosley and Chance Kelly.

Look for more on this one soon!

Synopsis

Detective Charles Johnson, a twenty-seven-year veteran of the New York City Police force, is on the heels of retirement when a killer strikes. The murders are not random acts of violence, however; they’re by the hands of a serial killer whose victims happen to be some of the Rap industry’s biggest stars.

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Spike Lee Produced a Hip-Hop Horror Film

31 August 2011 | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Did you know Spike Lee executive produced a horror/thriller called You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You ? Yeah, it was way off our radar, too, until now. Michael Pinckney, who is making his feature debut after a string of assistant director gigs, landed Big Daddy Kane, Doug E. Fresh and Ed Lover to appear alongside stars Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael Mosley and Chance Kelly. The film is described as "an action-packed and gritty story of two New York City homicide detectives that are forced into the high-stakes world of the hip hop industry. A complex web of murder, sex, money and music unfolds as the homicide detectives track a serial killer with an appetite for some of hip hop's biggest stars." So, it's a slasher flick with hip hop stars as the victims? »

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