10 Spike Lee Hip-Hop Moments – Old School Daze

8) A scene in Lee’s 2006 film Inside Man shows a young African-American child playing a PSP game not unlike 50 Cent’s Bulletproof

Inside Man, Lee’s biggest box office hit to date, told the intense story of an intricate bank robbery. In one controversial sequence, the robber (Clive Owen) questions a young buck on his choice of video games; the kid is seen playing an ultra-violent shooter. On the DVD’s commentary track, Lee addresses the scene with, “I really wanted to make a comment on this bullshit, this gangsta rap infatuation with violence.” He later adds, “I’m not on Interscope Records. Jimmy Iovine does not own me.”

  • lolomgrotf

    finally i get to say FIRST !!!!!!!!!

  • Q461

    Spike’s made alot of dope films. Also a lot of shitty ones ( like most directors). I gotta say Clockers is my fav Spike film no doubt. Love the 2 crooklyn dodger joints too, you didn’t list the return which had OC, Chubb Rock and Jeru the Damaja. That shit was crack back then.

  • Kam

    Ayo! dat boy ross loose with the fat spliff on the yacht with debra lee n spike lee n white folk lol ricky be tokin everywhere he at n aint no one be trippin lol

  • Worley

    What about Spike’s cameo in “Scenario?” That’s my favorite Spike Lee hip-hop moment.

  • BeerGangsta

    This was the shit!! Love this song. Young school jack azz don’t know nothing about this. Take notes wack fuckers!!

  • Shakespeare

    Spike has only made two good films, Do the Right Thing and Malcom X. Everything else has been garbage!

  • Glock Mane

    Spike nigger you dope, Ricky you aint bad, but SHIT! I’m fucking awsome!!!