Episode 59

Published on:

20th Mar 2024

Rebroadcast: Krush Groove

Ahead of our Krush Groove screening/live talkback at SteelStacks in Bethlehem PA on March 27, here is our original episode on the 1985 classic!

Free tickets are still available if you go to steelstacks.org. (And join us on April 16 at Northampton Community College,

Our original show notes:

Your HHMCs review the 1985 film Krush Groove, starring Sheila E., Blair Underwood, Run-D.M.C., The Fat Boys, Kurtis Blow, and New Edition. This episode of Hip Hop Movie Club answers the question: Just how Def was the origin story of Def Jam Recordings??!!

Krush Groove on IMDb

Where to Watch: Tubi

Rush Management/Productions (Cornell exhibition)

Kurtis Blow - "Basketball" (YouTube)

Maurice Starr (Instagram)

Force M.D.s - "Tender Love" (YouTube)

Krush Groove All-Stars - "Krush Groovin'" (YouTube)


New Edition - "Cool It Now" or "Mr. Telephone Man" (YouTube)

Bobby Brown - "Every Little Step" and "Roni" (YouTube)

"Remembering Crazy Eddie: His Prices Were Insane" (New Yorker)

Who's The Man? (IMDB)

Fat laces (InThe80s.com)


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Rebroadcast note

Originally released February 1, 2023.

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About the Podcast

Hip Hop Movie Club
Harmonizing the rhythm of hip hop with the magic of movies
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, podcaster and filmmaker.

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