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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
An ambitious white reporter, David Katz (Ebon Moss-Bachrach), gets an assignment covering rappers Damon Dash ( Capone) and Jay-Z (Robert Stapleton), during which he tries to insinuate himself into the hip-hop world. When he overhears an executive telling Damon that his career at record label Roc-A-Fella is done, David is the first to report it, which gains him notoriety and his own column at a leading hip-hop magazine. Unfortunately, he also ignites a bitter feud between Damon and Jay-Z.

Cast: Ebon Moss-Bachrach , Devon Aoki , Capone , Robert Stapleton , Rashida Jones , Kevin Hart , Gerald Kelly , Damon Dash

Director: Damon Dash

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: TLA Releasing

Death of a Dynasty (2003)

Release Date: May 7th, 2003|1 hr. 31 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 38
    David Hiltbrand Philadelphia Inquirer

    There is a funny movie to be made from the outrageous egos and excesses of rap music. Death of a Dynasty is not that movie. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    There are some funny moments and amusing cameos, but it's not enough to elevate this project's slapdash approach. show more

  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    While those in the know will undoubtedly find something to appreciate in the film's wide-ranging if amateurish stabs at satire, the vast majority will feel left out of a private joke. show more

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