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Play'd: A Hip Hop Story (2002)

R | | Drama | TV Movie 26 June 2002
An up and coming rap artist struggling to find his own voice winds up in the middle of a dangerous turf war when egos violently collide within the music industry.

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Domino Breed
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Mayhem
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Cole
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Jaxx is an aspiring rapper/singer who is signed to a west coast record label run by Domino Breed, a tyrant who rules almost every aspect of his artist's career - and life. Similar to the real events leading to the death of 2Pac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., a east coast/west coast battle goes on leading to death and deceit. Written by WJ

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rap | hip hop | african american | See All (3) »

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Rated R for violence and some drug use | See all certifications »
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26 June 2002 (USA)  »

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Hip Hop War  »

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Decent made for TV movie
20 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Play'd: A Hip Hop Story isn't that bad of a made for TV movie conisdering it's about hip hop and gangsta rap. Rashann Nell and the late great Merlin Santana are both great in the lead roles while comedic actor Faizon Love is pretty scary as a Suge Knight type. If you like rap music then check this one out.


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