The Homeboy (1999)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Musical Drama, Showbiz Drama  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   MPAA Rating - R
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David McCrea stars as a white rapper who gets a harsh lesson in the pitfalls of fame in this hip-hop-comedy. McCrea plays MC-Squared, a lyricist who hit the big time with his debut record but is now struggling to follow it up before his success slips away from him. Making matters more difficult is a rival rapper named Hoolie Hooligan. The first directorial effort from filmmaker Dave Gebroe, The Homeboy also features former MTV veejay Downtown Julie Brown.

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comeback, interview, lyricist, rap-music, rival