Red Carpet Double Feature: Out Of Sync / Hot Boyz
Out Of Sync (1995)
No one commands the rave club audiences like deejay and ex-con Jason St. Julian (LL Cool J). He's the perfect target for ruthless cop Marcus Caldwell (Howard Hesseman) who Jason to be his eyes and ears at the club owned by drug-dealing Danny Simon. Jason flirts with danger as he flirts with Monica Collins (Victoria Dillard), Danny's main squeeze. This film pioneers a new genre of hip-hop film noir where the only thing that moves faster than the music is the plot.
Hot Boyz (1999)
Rap superstar Silkk the Shocker heads up a cast of actors and rappers, including Snoop Dogg, C-Murder and Mystikal, in this gritty urban thriller in the tradition of Boyz N the Hood, Belly and New Jack City. Though he's from the inner city, Kool (Silkk the Shocker) is a good kid - until corruption and injustice him into a life of crime.