"Juice" Actor Khalil Kain Remembers the Kid Getting Trampled By the Theft of Tupac Jewelry

HipHop News Posted on April 23, 2018 at 4:46am

"Juice" Actor Khalil Kain Remembers the Kid Getting Trampled By the Theft of Tupac Jewelry

Apparently, he doesn't know the ledge.

The City of new York, NY – in 1992, Tupac Shakur's acting debut in Harlem based on the drama Juice immediately became a Hip Hop classic for its faithful representation of the inner-city black youth and the potential of drama that you face in day-to-day.

The film was also notable in the launch of the career of Omar Epps and Ernest Dickerson, who made his debut as a director, after spending a considerable amount of time working as director of photography, often under Spike Lee. The juice of the accompanying soundtrack has still many prominent names, such as Too $hort, Naughty By Nature, Salt-N-Pepa and Eric B. & Rakim.

According to Khalil Kain, who portrayed "Rahim" in the film for your acting debut as a 27-year-old that sense of realism translated off the screen due to a theft of jewelry in Tupac of the trailer.

While speaking to VLADTV, the holder actor confirmed a longstanding rumor that Tupac's crew beat up a guest in the set. It is a well-known fact that the late Shakur was all about Black Unity and elevation, though apparently bonded with a guy who was not ready to see the bigger picture.

"I grew up in the City of New York; I knew what Uptown is about," Kain says of the film of the location. "I was not showing the love [that] at that point. And yes, it [Tupac] invited the wrong guy to pass the time. And the guy stole some jewelry ... and he got his ass beat. He got liquidated ... those are the rules".

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Kain had brought a girlfriend with the hope that the set of impress her and she thought it was a scene that they were filming.

As history tells it, the filming of Juice preceded the release of Tupac's debut album, 2Pacalypse

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