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I'm a huge fan of Tupac and this was the first movie I'd seen with him in it. 'Above The Rim' gives you a real look into the powerful reality of life on the streets, as Tupac plays a local gangsta trying to recruit new players for the upcoming basketball tournament- you get driven into a web of lies, deceit, trust and love. This film is a must see for anybody from whom is only the slightest bit involved within the urban community to political urban speakers.
The plot is mainly based around Kyle, an upcoming basketball star who is caught up in the gangsta lifestyle with Birdie( played by Tupac Shakur), it is a real insight into the gangsta life- money, women, drugs, guns but more… Read more