Jonah Hill pulled up to the Angie Martinez show to talk about his movie "Mid 90s", the Hip-Hop behind it as well as his own experiences with Hip-Hop.
Mid 90's As per IMDB.com "Follows Stevie, a thirteen-year-old in 90s-era LA who spends his summer navigating between his troubled home life and a group of new friends that he meets at a Motor Avenue skate shop." The movie which took hill 3 years of his life to get together and what he considers his baby is finally out and he couldn't be happier about it, “I made the exact film I wanted to make” but I made that choice, to tell the truth”. The movie is already being compared to 1995's "KIDS", Jonah said although his film is different "KIDS" was a movie that changed his life.
Hill then spoke about framing the genre of Hip-Hop into the movie and making it feel like the backbone of the film. On his love for Hip-Hop Jonah expressed his thoughts on albums/movies being considered classics saying that things people create at the moment may be a master serious but 20 years later. He also said that the way we look at classic 90s Hip-Hop albums is similar to how older generations look at classic rock.
Jonah also shared the conversation he had with Martin Scorsese and the film advises he game him, + he shares a hilarious story about Kevin Hart when the two were first getting big in Hollywood.
Check out Jonah Hill on The Angie Martinez show above!