Krush Groove Poster

Release Date: October 5th, 2001

DVD Release Date: January 14th, 2003

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
Russell Walker (Blair Underwood) has started a new hip-hop and rap label called Krush Groove, which features a stellar list of acts that includes Kurtis Blow and Run-D.M.C. However, Walker doesn't have sufficient money to keep up the label, especially after Run-D.M.C. scores a big single. As he struggles to fund the label, more and more rap groups, like the Beastie Boys and LL Cool J, emerge in the New York City hip-hop scene. The film is based on the beginning of Def Jam Records.

Cast: Blair Underwood, LisaGay Hamilton, Richard Gant, Sheila E., Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons, Darryl McDaniels, Jason Mizell, Mark Morales

Director: Michael Schultz

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Visual Eyes Productions, Film Development Corporation

Keywords: Cool, Competition, 1980s, Underdog, New York City, Amusing, Brother, Inspiring, Rise, Spirited