Baller Alert’s Today in Hip-Hop: “New Jack City” Released 27 Years Ago-blogged by @thereal__bee (Swipe) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ 27 years ago, “New Jack City," written by Thomas Lee Wright and directed by Mario Van Peebles, was released in theaters. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Starring Wesley Snipes, Ice-T, Allen Payne, and Chris Rock and filmed with a budget of $8 Million, the film managed to gross almost $48 million, making it the highest-grossing independent film of 1991. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ “New Jack City,” tells the story of Nino Brown (Wesley Snipes), a leader of a New York drug empire, and his clique known as the Cash Money Brothers. As a heartless leader, the drug operation quickly becomes a multimillion-dollar empire, attracting the attention of two cops: Scotty (Ice-T) and Nick (Judd Nelson), who are set on shutting the operation down. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ What’s your favorite scene from this film?
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