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[[Performer~P12390~Jon Chardiet~jonchardiet]] plays a Puerto Rican youth who targets subway walls for his graffiti renderings. For a while, it looks as though [[Performer~P12390~Chardiet~jonchardiet]]'s problems will carry the plotline, but before long the film's true raison d'etre comes to the surface. Rap-music deejay [[Performer~P17350~Guy Davis~guydavis]], in tandem with such like-minded individuals as music student [[Performer~P12943~Rae Dawn Chong~raedawnchong]], endeavor to stage a huge breakdancing presentation, featuring several musical artistes of the period. [[Performer~P5054~Harry Belafonte~harrybelafonte]] served as coproducer. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:June 6, 1984

Cast

Rae Dawn Chong
as Tracy
Guy Davis
as Kenny
Jon Chardiet
as Ramon
Leon Grant
as Chollie
Robert Taylor
as Lee
Franc. Reyes
as Luis
Afrika Bambaataa
as Soul Sonic Force/Shango
Vic Magnotta
as Stunts
Kimry Smith
as Erika
Mary Alice
as Cora
Leon Stephenson
as Monte's Bouncer
Richard Thomsen
as Paul
Gina Belafonte
as Elizabeth
Tommy Gunn
Duane Jones
as Robert
Kadeem Hardison
Antonia Rey
as Flora
Dadi Pinero
as Young Writer
Kool Herc
as Himself
Kool Moe Dee
as The Treacherous Trio
Saundra Santiago
as Carmen
Paul Pesco
as The System
Bernard Fowler
Billy Anagnos
as Stunts
Tonya Pinkins
as Angela
Tom Wright
as Stunts
Jim Borrelli
as Monte
Lee Chamberlin
as Alicia
Hope Clarke
as Dancing Instructor
Wayne Frost
Shawn Elliott
as Domingo

Crew

Wynn P. Thomas
Director
Stan Lathan
Director
Harry Belafonte
Producer
David V. Picker
Producer
Andrew Davis
Screenwriter
Andy David
Screenwriter
Steven Hager
Screen Story
Tom Priestley Jr.
Cinematographer
Arthur Baker
Composer (Music Score)
Harry Belafonte
Composer (Music Score)
Dov Hoenig
Editor
Patrizia Von Brandenstein
Production Designer
Wynn P. Thomas
Production Designer
Mel Howard
Associate Producer
Kristi Zea
Costume Designer
Albert Griswold
Special Effects
Lester Wilson
Choreography
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