Thursday, 8 September 2011
Film Producer George Jackson Discussing Krush Groove & New Jack City 1990 *The Kool Skool Exclusive*
Krush Groove "Krush Groovin!!!" Golden Era's 1st Mainstream Film
The film featured Kurtis Blow, Shiela E, LL Cool J, Run DMC, The Fat Boy, The Beastie Boys, Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin & many greats of the time.
"George Jackson (Left) (January 6, 1958—February 10, 2000) was a film director and producer. Jackson was born and raised in Harlem, New York and graduated from Fordham Prep in Bronx, NY and Harvard College in Cambridge, MA. He worked with Doug McHenry as co-producer on such projects as Krush Groove, Jason's Lyric, New Jack City, and Body Count (1998) in which he made a cameo appearance as a ticket clerk. Jackson was co-director of the second installment of the House Party series. Subsequently he was President of Motown Records and founded an internet-based media company, Urban Box Office, with Adam Kidron and Frank Cooper.
Jackson died of a stroke in 2000. He is survived by his wife, daughter, mother, sister and brother. The George Jackson Academy in New York City was founded in his memory." - Wiki
More info: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0413547
Producer George Jackson Discussing Krush Groove & New Jack City Extremely Rare 1990 *The Kool Skool Exclusive*
George Jackson R.I.P. 1958 - 2000
Producer George Jackson discussing his two biggest films to date (in 1990), the legacy of the 1st Golden Era Commercial Movie, the International appeal of Hip-Hop, Def Jam's Russell Simmons, and the role of Film in African American Story Telling. From German T.V. Promo.
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