Episode 3

Published on:

21st Sep 2022

Above the Rim

Your HHMCs review the 1994 film Above the Rim, starring Duane Martin, Tupac Shakur, Leon, and Marlon Wayans. This episode of Hip Hop Movie Club answers the question: How high above the rim does this film actually reach?

Above the Rim on IMDb

Where to Watch: Netflix

A look back at ‘Above the Rim’ on its 25th anniversary (2019) from Andscape.com

Death Row Records celebrates 30th anniversary with ‘Above The Rim’ deluxe soundtrack and ‘Hoops’ arcade game (2021) from Revolt.tv


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

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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.