Janky Promoters

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  • R
  • 2009
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • 5.1  (1,698)

Janky Promoters is a comedy movie released in 2009, directed by Marcus Raboy and starring Ice Cube, Mike Epps, and Jeezy. The movie follows the story of two music promoters, Russell Redds (played by Cube) and Jellyroll (Epps), who are struggling to make ends meet. They get a lucky break when they learn that famous rapper Young Jeezy is coming to town, and they see the opportunity to make some serious money by promoting his show.

The duo hatches a plan to sell tickets to the show by any means necessary, even if it means breaking the law. The promoters have several encounters with shady characters and quickly realize that they might have bitten off more than they can chew. Despite their best efforts, Russell and Jellyroll are unable to sell enough tickets to break even. In an act of desperation, they resort to more extreme measures to save the show.

One of the most notable aspects of Janky Promoters is its satirical take on the music industry. The movie pokes fun at the corrupt and cutthroat nature of the business, highlighting the lengths that promoters will go to for a profit. The film also explores the themes of friendship and loyalty, as Russell and Jellyroll navigate their rocky partnership amid dwindling prospects.

The performances by the three leads are a highlight of the movie. Ice Cube and Mike Epps have great comic timing and chemistry on screen, playing off each other's jokes and banter. Jeezy, in his debut acting role, gives a credible performance as himself, lending authenticity to the movie.

Janky Promoters also features an impressive supporting cast, including Young Dro, Lil' JJ, and Lahmard Tate, who add to the movie's comedic tone. However, the film has received criticism for its heavy reliance on stereotypes and caricatures of African Americans. Many have pointed out that the movie's emphasis on greed and criminal activity in the music industry reinforces negative stereotypes of Black people.

Despite its flaws, Janky Promoters is a funny and entertaining movie that will appeal to fans of Ice Cube and Mike Epps. The movie's soundtrack, which features contributions from Young Jeezy and other notable musicians, adds to its overall appeal. Overall, Janky Promoters is a lighthearted comedy that doesn't take itself too seriously and succeeds in delivering laughs throughout.

Janky Promoters is a 2009 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 25 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.1.

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    5.1  (1,698)