Fear of a Black Hat

Fear of a Black Hat

Rusty Cundieff
 Cast: Rusty Cundieff
Rusty Cundieff
, Larry B. Scott
Larry B. Scott
, Mark Christopher Lawrence
Mark Christopher Lawrence
, Kasi Lemmons
Kasi Lemmons

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Writer/director Rusty Cundieff's satire of gangsta rappers, focusing on a hiphop trio who release a Christmas album called "Ho Ho 'Hos."

Product Details

Release Date: 05/13/2008
UPC: 0759731411226
Original Release: 1994
Source: Henstooth Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital]
Time: 1:28:00
Sales rank: 19,108

Special Features

Audio commentary by director Rusty Cundieff; Original theatrical trailers; Music videos; Deleted scenes; Cast interviews

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rusty Cundieff Ice Cold
Larry B. Scott Tasty Taste
Mark Christopher Lawrence Tone Def
Kasi Lemmons Nina Blackburn
Howie Gold Guy Friesch
G. Smokey Campbell Backstage Manager #1
Barry Heins Marty Rabinow
Eric Laneuville Jike Singelton
Jaki Brown-Karman Actor
Kimberly Hardin Actor
Bob Mardis Actor
Brad Sanders Promoter #2
Tim Hutchinson Reggie Clay
Deezer D Jam Boy
Darin Scott Security Head
Jeff Burr Chicago Cop
Kenneth J. Hall John Liggert
Don Reed Daryll in Charge
Kurt Loder Himself
Lamont Johnson MC Slammer
Jeff Pollack White Punk #2
Nancy Giles Loreatha
Lance Crouther Street Vender
Penny Johnson Re-Re
Billy Elmer Security Guard #1
Rosemary Jackson Cheryl C.
Clyde Jones Rico
Rochelle Ashana Tiffini
Homeselle Joy Mabel Ann Jackson
Moon Jones Jam Boy

Technical Credits
Rusty Cundieff Director,Screenwriter
Stuart Blatt Production Designer
W.M. Christopher Borog Executive Producer
William Christopher Gorog Producer
Karen Horn Editor
Larry Robinson Musical Direction/Supervision
Darin Scott Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Fear of a Black Hat
1. Start [1:24]
2. N.W.H. [2:21]
3. Tough Neighborhood U.S.A. [1:52]
4. My Peanuts [:44]
5. Landmark Music Hall, Chicago [6:24]
6. A Brush With the Law [5:39]
7. Guerrillas in the Midst (Rehearsal) [4:09]
8. Guerrillas in the Midst [10:22]
9. Tasty Taste's Love Song [1:39]
10. "Booty Juice" [1:16]
11. Ice's Ice Box [1:50]
12. Sunshine Estates [2:23]
13. Tone-Def Explains His Art [1:04]
14. Security Bust [3:25]
15. "F**k the Security Guards" [2:19]
16. "A Gangsta's Life Ain't Fun" [:57]
17. Rappers Against Violence [3:27]
18. Cheryl C [4:17]
19. Jike Spingleton Black Author [:56]
20. New Mack Village [2:11]
21. Tasty Taste's Welfare [1:05]
22. Keeping It Raw [5:58]
23. "Everybody's Got to Die" [3:48]
24. Come Pet the P.U.S.S.Y. [2:04]
25. "I'm Just a Human" [2:04]
26. "Granny Says Kick Your Black Ass" [1:02]
27. N.W.H. News [6:21]
28. The Black in the Hat Comes Back [6:39]

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Fear of a Black Hat 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is not only extremely funny, but the way that it Parodies the Hip Hop of the early 90¿s is great. The most brilliant aspect of this movie is the transitions that the characters and the group take. This is a must see. Rusty Cundieff is just too brilliant to miss out on. Hope you all enjoy.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A scathing commentary & mockumentary in the same vein as Spinal Tap, detailing the trials & tribulations of a 1980's black rap group. It's seen through the eyes of the doctorate student recording the lifestyle of NWH (**s with Hats). References to NWA,Ice Cube,Ice-T, C&C Music Factory controversies are a hoot. Good historical references abound. Also strikes a cord about the exploitation prevalent in the music industry. The music & videos are excellent. The comedy is biting and enlightening. I have to dance when I watch it. Finally on DVD. I can hardly wait. It's a keeper.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If this movie wasn't so good, it would be criticized for patently ripping off the mocumentary 'This is Spinal Tap.' The style, story line, and even some of the punch lines are the same. Despite the cinematic plagarism, this movie finds its own way, and utilizes the 'Tap' style extraordinarily well. Very, very funny.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is a great mock movie. i grew up around the whole cross color and beeper scene. it's all just to funny. the extras on the dvd are just great.