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Poster for CB4


Director: Tamra Davis Run Time: 89 min. Format: 35mm Rating: R Release Year: 1993

Starring: Chris Rock, Allen Payne, Deezer D, Phil Hartman, Chris Elliott

Hip hop parody CB4 follows a trio of two-bit rappers trying to make it in the rap game. After endless stalled attempts, the group finally strikes gold when they take on identities of a bunch of prison-bred lunatics out to shock anyone and everyone. The result is a machine-gun spoof on race and taste in popular music with sights set on pearl-clutching suburbanites, industry buffoons, wannabe rappers, furious afrocentrics, and psychotic gangsters.