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  • Isaac Hayes

    Born on August 20, 1942 in Covington, Tennessee

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Hustle & Flow (2005)

Isaac Hayes as "Arnel"

DJay (Terrence Howard) is a pimp living day to day on the tough streets of Memphis, Tennessee. Pushing 40, he's tired of the life he's living and dreams of something greater. When he meets up with an old friend who is now in the recording industry, he's inspired to turn his life around and uses his criminal life as an inspiration to create rap music. When he hears that a rap superstar is coming to town, Djay works a hustle to gain the rapper's attention and hopefully get signed by a label.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

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Sharon Knolle on Feb 17th 2010, 12:18PM

Feb 17th 2010, 12:18PM

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Eugene Novikov on Apr 20th 2009, 1:03PM

Apr 20th 2009, 1:03PM

Review: Soul Men

Posted by
Jeffrey M. Anderson on Nov 7th 2008, 6:03AM

Nov 7th 2008, 6:03AM

Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac Team Up in 'Soul Men' Trailer

Posted by
William Goss on Sep 6th 2008, 5:32AM

Sep 6th 2008, 5:32AM

RIP: Reel Important People -- Week Ending 8/16/08

Posted by
Christopher Campbell on Aug 16th 2008, 2:02PM

Aug 16th 2008, 2:02PM

Cinematical Seven: Seven Men Gone Too Soon

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Aug 12th 2008, 6:02PM

Aug 12th 2008, 6:02PM

Isaac Hayes Passes Away at 65

Posted by
William Goss on Aug 10th 2008, 1:13PM

Aug 10th 2008, 1:13PM

New Image: Sam Jackson and Bernie Mac are 'Soul Men'

Posted by
Peter Martin on Jul 20th 2008, 10:02AM

Jul 20th 2008, 10:02AM

New Pics: Samuel L. Jackson and Bernie Mac are 'Soul Men'

Posted by
Jessica Barnes on Mar 20th 2008, 9:32AM

Mar 20th 2008, 9:32AM

Jennifer Coolidge, Isaac Hayes, and More Join 'Soul Men'

Posted by
Monika Bartyzel on Feb 13th 2008, 2:02PM

Feb 13th 2008, 2:02PM

Vintage Image of the Day: Truck Turner

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Jette Kernion on Mar 22nd 2006, 4:05AM

Mar 22nd 2006, 4:05AM

Did Tom Cruise Get South Park Censored?

Posted by
Kim Voynar on Mar 16th 2006, 1:03PM

Mar 16th 2006, 1:03PM

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