Jonah Hill Talks "Mid 90s", Scorsese Tip + Shares a Funny Kevin Hart Story


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 "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! 

Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez is recognized as one of the most influential personalities in popular culture and multi-media. Originally known as “The Voice of New York,” Angie’s nearly 20 years of on-air hosting experience has led her to become the media... Read more


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