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Dave Chappelle's Block Party Movie

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Summary:
Comedy superstar Dave Chappelle presents a Brooklyn neighborhood with its very own once-in-a-lifetime free block party. In Ohio, Mr. Chappelle wandered through town handing out golden tickets to invite several dozen citizens to join the party, providing transportation and lodging for their first-time-ever visit to Brooklyn. Ohio's Central State University marching band made the trip and helped kick off the festivities at the intersection of Quincy and Downing Streets. As a diverse crowd comes together, Mr. Chappelle's freestyle wit guides them (and us) through a day-long, life-affirming celebration of music and comedy, history and community. The lineup of performers is distinguished not only by the caliber of their music but also by the strength and power that their art draws from keeping their creativity pure.

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Cast:
Dave Chappelle (as Himself/Host )
Erykah Badu (as Herself )
Bilal (as Himself )
Cody Chestnutt (as Himself )
Common (as Himself )
Mos Def (as Himself )
Freeway (as Himself )
James 'Kamal' Gray (as Himself )
Fred Hampton Jr. (as Himself )
Lauryn Hill (as Herself )
Leonard 'Hub' Hubbard (as Himself )
Wyclef Jean (as Himself )
Big Daddy Kane (as Himself )
Talib Kweli (as Himself )
Tiffany Limos (as Herself )
Pras (as Himself )
Dead Prez (as Themselves )
Kool G. Rap (as Himself )
Jill Scott (as Herself )
Ahmir-Khalib Thompson (as Himself )
Tariq Trotter (as Himself )
Kanye West (as Himself )

Directed By: Michel Gondry
Written By: Dave Chappelle
Produced By: Bob Yari Productions

Release Date (US): March 3rd, 2006

Length of Movie: 1h 43min

MPAA Rating: R for language

Budget: $3,000,000

Opening Weekend: $6,214,723

Block Party Soundtrack

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1. Hip Hop - Dead Prez
2. Definition - Blackstar
3. Golden - Jill Scott
4. Universal Magnetic - Mos Def
5. The Blast - Talib Kweli feat. Erykah Badu
6. The Light - Common feat. Erykah Badu & Bilal
7. Boom - The Roots feat. Big Daddy Kane & Kool G Rap
8. Back In The Day - Erykah Badu
9. The Way - Jill Scott
10. Umi Says - Mos Def
11. You Got Me - The Roots feat. Erykah Badu & Jill Scott
12. Born & Raised - Blackstar

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