Celebrity Interviews

John Singleton Tells Stories of Working with Tupac, Ice Cube, Mark Wahlberg and Tyrese + “Rebel” on BET

From directing, Boyz In The Hood, Higher Learning, Poetic Justice, 4 Brothers and many more, John Singleton joins us on Sway in the Morning to talk about his latest project, “Rebel,” on BET.

While in-studio, Singleton takes a trip down memory lane with us and speaks on meeting Laurence Fishburne on the set of PeeWee Herman’s show as a production assistant, and later casting him in his legendary, Boyz in The Hood film. From stories of working with Tupac, Ice Cube, Mark Wahlberg and Tyrese, to dealing with actors with egos, watch @JohnSingleton open up below.

Catch the debut episode of “Rebel” on BET tomorrow (March 28).


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