Episode 5

Published on:

11th Jan 2023


Your HHMCs review the 1998 film Belly, starring DMX, Nas, Taral Hicks, T-Boz, and Method Man. We'll answer the question: "Will Tommy and Sincere find their higher calling - or will they remain in the underbelly of crime?" 

Belly on IMDb

Where to Watch: Freevee/Amazon Prime

The 20 best Hype Williams-directed videos (Billboard)

The opening scene (YouTube)

"Murder She Wrote" by Chaka Demus & Pliers (YouTube)

Cutty Ranks (Spotify)

DynoWright's new podcast - Soccer FC: Fandom & Culture

Frank Vincent (IMDB)

AZ (Wikipedia)

Taral Hicks "Silly" (YouTube)

Louie Rankin "the Original Don Dada" (IMDB)

"Gummo" trailer (YouTube)

Nas "It Ain't Hard to Tell (Spotify)

Olu Dara "Sincere" (YouTube)


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

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