Since being initially announced in 2007, the Michael Pinckney’s movie has had a rocky road. Now, five years later Liongate has agreed to release the film as a commercial availability DVD.
The indie film’s synopsis reads as such:
Set in the perilous world of the Hip Hop industry. Music and murder and collide as a serial killer with an appetite for some of Hip Hops biggest stars is on the loose. Two New York homicide detectives are thrown into a world they know nothing about in hopes to nab the killer. With a multitude of leads and only lyrical epitaphs as clues the detectives go deep into the world of Hip Hop in search of the killer or killers. In it the find a cast of characters, all who could benefit from the murders. At the center of the investigation is Manchild, a rap star who is enjoying a meteoric rise to fame but beginning to question the madness in the industry and the shallowness of those around him. When an attempt is made on his life, he fears he’s next on the killers list. The surprise ending comes to a climax as the detectives are hot on the killers trail and discover that the killer is not who they thought it was.
You’re Nobody Till Somebody Kills You stars Michael K. Williams, Michael Mosley, Chance Kelly, Julito McCullum, and James McDaniel. Lionsgate’s release date for the movie is set for July 10, 2012.
Trailer on the next page!
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