If Boyz N The Hood should be remembered for anything, let it be for its exposure to a side of Los Angeles few living outside of the area were aware. The streets of South Central, Los Angeles and Compton were already getting a soundtrack due to the success of rap groups like N.W.A, but in Boyz N The Hood, those streets now had a motion picture to tell their story.
While a movie about one of America’s most notorious ghettos, directed by a young, first-time, African-American filmmaker named John Singleton, and starring a very popular rapper named Ice Cube alongside a handful of fairly unknown African-American actors, doesn’t quite seem like the recipe for blockbuster success, Boyz N The Hood would prove the skeptics wrong. Nearly 20 years after its release, it is now considered a classic film by any and all measures.
Here are 11 reasons why we love Boyz N The Hood:
1. For the classic phrase, “All you do is eat, sleep, and sh*t”
2. The Liquor Store conspiracy theory.
3. The barbecue at Doughboy and Ricki’s house.
4. The game of dominoes gets it’s moment in the spotlight
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