:"CB4" may also refer to a nickname for NBA basketball player
Chris Boshof the Toronto Raptors."Infobox_Film
name = CB4
Chris Rock Nelson George Robert LoCash
Chris Rock Allen Payne Deezer D Phil Hartman Chris Elliott Charlie Murphy
March 12, 1993
runtime = 89 min.
language = English
budget = | music =
imdb_id = 0106500
"CB4" is a
1993 comedy filmabout a fictional rap groupnamed 'CB4', named after the prison block in which the group was allegedly formed (Cell Block 4). The movie parodies the rap group N.W.A.among other gangsta rapaspects. It was directed by Tamra Davis.
The movie features short segments featuring celebrities such as
Halle Berry, Eazy-E, the Butthole Surfers, Ice-T, Ice Cube, Flavor Flav, and Shaquille O'Neal.
The movie follows a group of three young aspiring rappers into fame and popularity. Longtime friends and amateur rappers Albert, Euripides, and Otis want to make their big break on the rap scene. In order to get their name heard, they must appeal to local crime lord and
nightclubowner, Gusto. After a failed meeting with Gusto, the police rush in and throw him in jail. Gusto blames the group for the police raid and swears revenge when he is released from prison. However, while Gusto is locked up, Albert takes on the name of the crimelord, and Cell Block 4 becomes the hottest band on the charts with hits like "Sweat From My Balls" and "Straight Outta Locash". Their rise to fame is documented by an aspiring director.
Chris Rock- Albert Brown / M.C. Gusto
Allen Payne- Euripides Smalls / Dead Mike
Deezer D- Otis / Stab Master Arson
Chris Elliot- A. White
Phil Hartman- Virgil Robinson
Charlie Murphy- Gusto
Khandi Alexander- Sissy
Art Evans- Albert Sr. Brown
Theresa Randle- Eve
Willard E. Pugh- Trustus Jones
* Tyrone Granderson Jones - 40 Dog
Rachel True- Daliha
* Victor Wilson - Lt. Davenport
Richard Gant- Baa Baa Ack
J.D. Daniels- Ben
Stoney Jackson- Wacky Dee
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