Warner Bros. | Release Date: October 25, 1985
Summary: In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker manages all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove Records, which include Run-D.M.C., Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, and Kurtis Blow, while Rick (Rubin) produces the label's records. When Run-D.M.C. has a hit record and Russell doesn't have the money to press records, he borrows money from a street hustler. At the same time, Russell and and his brother Run both compete for the heart of R&B singer Sheila E.
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Runtime: 97 min
Rating: R
Production: Film Development Fund
Genres: Drama, Comedy, Music
Country: US
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jan 14, 2003
Director Credit
Michael Schultz Director
Writer Credit
Ralph Farquhar Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Blair Underwood Russell Walker
Damon Wimbley Himself (Fat Boys)
Darren Robinson Himself (Fat Boys)
Darryl McDaniels Himself (Run-D.M.C.)
Jason Mizell Himself (Run-D.M.C.)
Joseph Simmons Himself (Run-D.M.C)
Kurtis Blow Himself
Mark Morales Himself (Fat Boys)
Ricky Bell Himself (New Edition)
Sheila E Herself
Cast Credit
Bobby Brown Himself (New Edition)
LisaGay Hamilton Aisha
Michael Lamont Bivins Himself (New Edition)
Ralph E. Tresvant Himself (New Edition)
Ronnie DeVoe Himself (New Edition)
Producer Credit
Doug McHenry Producer
Dwight Williams Associate Producer
George Jackson Executive Producer
Lauren Jones Associate Producer
Michael Schultz Producer
Robert O. Kaplan Executive Producer
Russell Simmons Co-Producer
Shirley Calloway Associate Producer