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Death of a Dynasty is a comedy film first screened in 2003. It is a satire of the hip hop music industry centered on Roc-A-Fella Records, and stars Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Capone and Damon Dash. It also features cameo appearances by musicians, actors and celebrities such as Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Chloë Sevigny, Carson Daly, and Aaliyah.

Death of a Dynasty
Death of a Dynasty film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byDamon Dash
Produced bySteven C. Beer
Damon Dash
Isen Robbins
Aimee Schoof
Written byAdam Moreno
StarringEbon Moss-Bachrach
Kevin Hart
Capone
Rob Stapleton
Rashida Jones
Devon Aoki
Charlie Murphy
Damon Dash
Music byRon Feemster
CinematographyDavid Daniel
Edited byChris Fiore
Distributed byTLA Releasing
Release date
  • May 7, 2003 (2003-05-07) (premiere)
  • April 29, 2005 (2005-04-29) (limited release)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$42,108

Production and releaseEdit

It premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2003 and was also shown at the Cannes Film Festival. The film was not released to theaters in the United States until 2005. It was co-produced by Roc-A-Fella Films and distributed by TLA Releasing.

Damon Dash directed the film and Adam Moreno wrote its screenplay. The film also made a dedication to singer Aaliyah who was engaged to Damon Dash before she passed on August 25, 2001.

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