Jadakiss will star
opposite Duane Martin and Vivica A. Fox in "Ride Or Die," a never-before-seen
movie that will debut on the Starz Encore Group cable channel.
"Ride Or Die,"
was Executive Produced by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith and is described
as a "sophisticated hip-hop murder mystery."
The film centers
on a private investigator named Conrad McCrae (Duane Martin), who is investigating
the suicide of his rap superstar friend, Benjamin (Jadakiss). McCrae suspects
that Benjamin's death is a homicide and finds shocking details.
great to work with," costar Duane Martin told AllHipHop.com. "He was
the only rapper who didn't audition with the paper in his hand. He came prepared
which is more than half the battle in booking a movie. The world is his if he
The movie also
marks the debut of Martin as a feature writer and producer.
Meagan Good and
Michael "Bear" Taliferro also star in the flick, which debuts January
16, 2004 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Starz.