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Old School Tuesday: Rappin' Hood

A little Mario Van Peebles never hurt nobody, especially when he's rapping with the Wild Thing.

Welcome to "Rappin'," a classic '80s movie about ex-con John Hood (Peebles) returning to his neighborhood to save it from a housing developer. Trust me, it's way more amazing than it sounds.

Among the cast: Ice-T, Force MDs, Kadeem Hardison (aka, Dewayne Wayne from "A Different World") and Eriq La Salle. Yes, that's the same Eriq La Salle you know now as Dr. Peter Benton from "ER."

Of course, this first clip only includes Peebles. The second clip has the whole Wild Thing in there. Happy Old School Tuesday, cheesy '80s rap music movie fans.

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