Watch Know Thy Enemy
- 1 hr 26 min
The 2008 film Know Thy Enemy is a drama and music film that follows a man on the verge to fulfilling his dreams. This film shows exactly how much every person wants to be a superstar even if they don't have any musical talents. Every person in the world whether musically talented or not, would like to be famous in the music industry, and this film shows exactly what a man would do to be famous. The plot of the film follows a guy named Nemesis who is one of the hottest and most popular rapper in Miami, the 305. However, he unfortunately is hiding a secret from his fans...he really isn't a rapper. Ever since he was a young boy the artistic Nate always enjoyed drawing cartoons and dreaming of changing the universe. However, a record label suddenly discovers Nate's talent (nothing), then offers to the guy a rapping recording contract. They create the name Nemesis, this hit Hip Hop gangster that is designed to sell millions of records as well as spit hate. Surprisingly, fame quickly follows, although it all comes at a price. His fans eventually demand him to do true street cred. After that, Nate's record label company turns one of his childhood friends into a fellow fake rapper to be his rapping rival and create a rap feud. This feud then quickly escalates to a war, and Nate/Nemesis is trapped in this reality of fiction that he has created. He is then faced with the choice to either be the superstar by simply giving exactly what his label wants by continuing the war or to tell the truth and destroy the real rival of him and his fake self. Although he is given the ability to save Hip Hop, the real mystery is whether he can save himself or not. The film is very relatable to people everywhere, as at some point in everyone's lives, they dram of being world famous. Although it received only a 3 rating out of 10, many people still enjoyed the film and got exactly what it was trying to achieve. Which was a story that shows people that sometimes fame isn't worth losing your true self. The film can potentially make you laugh and cry, but most importantly, it will teach you a valuable lesson to never want to be anyone else but yourself, so it is worth watching this film.