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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tone Def
... Tasty Taste
... Ice Cold
... Nina Blackburn
Howie Gold ... Guy Friesch
... Backstage Manager #1
Bobby Mardis ... Promoter #1
Brad Sanders ... Promoter #2
Moon Jones ... Jam Boy
Tim Hutchinson ... Reggie Clay
... Jam Boy (as Faizon)
... Jam Boy
... Security Head
... 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.  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$999,999 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$238,230
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When the film was screened at Cannes, the only slot it was allowed was a single midnight showing. Unexpectedly, it became the first film to sell out the slot. It was then extended to several other midnight showings, all of which sold out. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Ice Cold: He gonna knock Kriss Kross out the box 'cuz he's gonna be upside down.
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Connections

References CB4 (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Fuck The Security Guards
Written by Rusty Cundieff and John Bautista
Performed by Rusty Cundieff, Mark Christopher Lawrence and Larry B. Scott
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Excellent
3 November 1998 | by 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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