Why Do Rappers Love Scarface? – The Death of Black Cinema

I dunno if it’s been said before but I'ma go ahead and say it here: Hip hop's fascination with the movie Scarface is weird. No disrespect to the big homie Scarface, of course, but just in general the way artists treat that movie as gospel has always kinda weirded me out. Personally, I like the elementary school play version way better than the OG movie. It's not a bad movie at all but it’s just… Well, it's a tad overrated. I mean, people do the same thing with the Godfather and I'd say that's a bit more justified ’cause that shit is DOPE ...

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