Episode 3

Published on:

15th Feb 2023

8 Mile

Your HHMCs review the 2002 film 8 Mile, starring Eminem, Mekhi Phifer, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger, and Anthony Mackie. This episode of Hip Hop Movie Club answers the question: Will B-Rabbit take his one shot - his one opportunity - to seize everything he ever wanted in one moment?

8 Mile on IMDb

Where to Watch: Amazon Prime

Eminem - "My Name Is" (YouTube)

Proof ("Future" in the film) killed in 2006 (LA Times)

Eminem - "Lose Yourself" (YouTube)

Beastie Boys - "Hey Ladies" (YouTube)

Dilla Time book by Dan Charnas

A bonus rap battle from the 8 Mile DVD extras (YouTube)

8 Mile soundtrack (IMDB)


Hip Hop Movie Club is produced by your HHMC's: Boogie, JB and DynoWright! Theme music by Boogie.   

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On the next episode of the Hip Hop Movie Club podcast, your HHMCs will discuss Notorious. Subscribe today in your favorite podcast app and you won't miss it!  

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About the Podcast

Hip Hop Movie Club
Celebrating and re-examining old and new hip hop-themed films
This show is for Gen X hip hop fans who want to relive the glory days and reconsider classic and modern hip hop films from a current day perspective. Together we explore some of the societal issues raised in these films, discuss fascinating trivia, and suggest whether this film is worth your time. In any case, you'll be a smarter hip hop fan by the end of each episode.

HHMC is brought to you by a trio of longtime hip hop fans: JB, an 80s and 90s nostalgia junkie, Boogie, a veteran DJ and graffiti artist, and DynoWright, serial podcaster and filmmaker.