The success of the big screen biopic, “Straight Outta Compton” has certainly struck gold and also sparked a land slide of interest in having other hip hop stories told in similar fashion. Conversations have rumored to be floating around about having the stories of Snoop Dogg, Outkast and Tupac recounted in Hollywood style.
Since the release of the popular “The Book of Luke: My Fight for Prosperity, Truth, Justice and Liberty City”, we can now add the story of Luther Campbell AKA Uncle Luke to the growing list of hip hop biopics in discussion. Uncle Luke reveals during an interview on Down With The Kings that there is interest in having his story told. He told The Audman, “I’m excited for the mere fact that a lot of movie production houses are calling up now because of the success of Compton so now people want to turn this book into a movie”
Considering the controversy, court cases and success that surrounded the very racy 2 Live Crew throughout the 90’s, a recount of those events in movie form would certainly make an entertaining story. Since Straight Outta Compton is considered the movie that started it all, the former CEO of Luke Records was asked to share his thoughts on the popular hip hop biopic. He simply said that it was a “great appetizer to my movie”.
Be sure to pick up your copy of “The Book of Luke: My Fight for Prosperity, Truth, Justice and Liberty City” anywhere books are sold.
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