R | | Comedy, Drama, Music
In this movie based on the early days of Def Jam Recordings, up-and-coming manager Russell Walker manages all the hottest acts on the record label Krush Groove Records, which include ... See full summary »
The Krush Groove soundtrack peaked at #79 on the Pop charts and #14 on the R&B charts in the US.
LL Cool J:
LL Cool J appears as himself in a scene halfway through the film where he auditions for Rick and the other Krush Groove management team. In that scene, it is presumed that LL Cool J is an unknown. However, near the beginning of the film, when Sheila E. is performing "A Love Bizarre" in a club, the name "LL Kool J" (sic) can be seen written on the chalkboard behind her on stage. The chalkboard is still seen during other performances before LL Cool J makes his appearance.
The name "Adam Yauch" of the Beastie Boys is misspelled as "Adam Youck" in the credits.
$2,905,293 27 October 1985