Episode 1

Published on:

16th Nov 2022

Boyz n the Hood

Your HHMCs review the 1991 film Boyz n the Hood, starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Laurence Fishburne. This episode of Hip Hop Movie Club answers the question: Which of the boyz can survive and which can thrive in the mean streets of South Central L.A.?  

Boyz n the Hood on IMDb

Where to Watch: STARZ (on Amazon Prime)

'Boyz n the Hood' 30 Years Later: The Cast Then and Now (Essence Magazine)

‘Boyz N the Hood’ at 30: A Vivid Examination of Racism at Work (New York Times)

Cowboy Curtis

Revisiting the Boyz n the Hood Soundtrack (Rock the Bells)

Apple IIc / Leonardo DiCaprio "Pointing Rick Dalton meme"

Rewatchables: ‘Boyz n the Hood’ (The Ringer)


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

Special thanks to Susan, Towanda, and Alice.   

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On the next episode of the Hip Hop Movie Club podcast, your HHMCs will discuss Juice. 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.