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Urban Flick Classic Belly Turns 21

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The 1990’s classic hip hop film, Belly, turns 21 years age today. The classic starring DMX, Nas, Method Man, and more players such as the late Louie Rankin reaches two decades of entertaining fans worldwide. , officially turns twenty-one.

$9,639,390 was made from the film as it became a cult classic in urban areas across parts of the world after getting bootlegged from the theaters. before emerging as a cult classic in its post-theatrical run.

The movie was written by one of the greatest hip hop artists of all-time. Nas is known for his pen work in crafting lyrics, so it is only fitting that he helped to create this hip hop classic film.

The movie also showed the acting skills of DMX and other hip hop heavyweights who would turn out to be legends in their own right such as Ghostface Killah, AZ, and even TLC’s T-Boz applied her talents to the motion picture.