THE DAILY GRINDHOUSE PODCAST EP.16: JAMAA FANAKA’S STREET WARS (1992)

When Frank, the city’s top drug dealer, is assassinated by a rival gang, it’s up to his brother Sugarpop to assume his deceased sibling’s prestigious position.

Armed with his street smarts, a motley crew of thugs, and a fleet of recreational vehicles fitted with automatic weapons, Sugarpop takes to the air to attain ‘hood supremacy.

A cinematic classic from director Jamaa Fanaka.

 

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Jon Abrams

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Jon Abrams is a New York-based writer, cartoonist, and committed cinemaniac whose complete work and credits can be found at his site, Demon’s Resume. You can contact him on Twitter as @JonZilla___.
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