Beat Street Movie Trivia

Beat Street Trivia

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Film facts for the 1984 Dance / Music movie starring Guy Davis, Leon W. Grant, Rae Dawn Chong More Cast

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Thanks to James Cooper
The director Stan Latham was also the director/producer of DEF Poetry on HBO.
Kenny, played by Guy Davis, is not only Ossie Davis' son, but also went on to a career in music with several Blues/Roots albums under his belt.
Thanks to Feldman
Graffiti legend Phase 2 was a consultant on this movie.
Thanks to James Cooper
Kool Herc, creator of Hip-Hop, appears in the movie as the owner of the burning spear. Dougie Fresh is also in the movie as the human beat box.
Just a little something that not many would notice...The female drummer in the pit orchestra conducted by Tracy (Rae Dawn Chong) is a highly revered jazz drummer named Terri Lyne Carrington who has played with many top name jazz artists including her more recent participation in Herbie Hancock's trio.
Thanks to Rahul Kshirsagar
The girl that plays Ramon's girlfriend is Saundra Santiago who went on to co-star in "Miami Vice" as Don Johnson's semi-love interest Gina Calabrese.
Thanks to Rich
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1984 Orion Pictures / MGM
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