Episode 5

Published on:

15th Mar 2023

Roxanne Roxanne

Your HHMCs review the 2017 film Roxanne Roxanne, starring Chante Adams, Elvis Nolasco, Mahershala Ali, Kevin Phillips, and Nia Long. This episode of Hip Hop Movie Club answers the question: Who was the REAL ROXANNE? 

Roxanne Roxanne on IMDb

Where to Watch: Netflix

Crazy Eddie commercials (YouTube)

Video Music Box

Roxanne and Biz Markie freestyle (YouTube)

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov (Penguin Random House)

Roxanne Roxanne review by Nick Allen (RogerEbert.com)

"Roxanne's Revenge" #42 on VH-1's 100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs (MusicRadar)

"Big Mama" "I gave birth to most of them MC's" (YouTube)

Beef between BDP and Juice Crew (Power 103.5 KVSP)

"Roxanne Shanté Describes How Real “The Roxanne Wars” Got In Concerts (Video)" (Ambrosia For Heads)

Roxanne Shanté on Sirius XM Rock the Bells radio


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

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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.