Death Of A Dynasty

Roc-A-Fella Records cofounder Damon Dash's debut feature, made two years before STATE PROPERTY 2 (2005) but released subsequently, is a THIS IS SPINAL TAP (1984)-inspired mockumentary-a-clef so clotted with in-jokes that it should come with a crib sheet. Layna Hudson (Rashida Jones), founder and editor of hot hip-hop magazine "The Mic," inexplicably assigns...read more

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