About

Four Harlem friends -- Bishop, Q, Steel and Raheem -- dabble in petty crime, but they decide to go big by knocking off a convenience store. Bishop, the magnetic leader of the group, has the gun. But Q has different aspirations. He wants to be a DJ and happens to have a gig the night of the robbery. Unfortunately for him, Bishop isn't willing to take no for answer in a game where everything's for k...

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Directed by

Ernest R. Dickerson

Written by

Ernest R. Dickerson (Screenplay)
Gerard Brown (Screenplay)

Runtime

96 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

In the Ghettos of Harlem you don't buy respect... you earn it.

Cast

Keywords

rap music violence hip-hop street gang black people

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