“If I were to go to Brooklyn [Lee lives in New York] and grab one community leader and say I’m gonna make a movie called ‘Blacks Kill Blacks All Day in Brooklyn,’ and this movie is written by somebody from Chicago, I don’t think Spike Lee would like that. At the end of the day, I take issue with the name ‘Chi-Raq.’ The way the film was made in secrecy, and then Lee tells us to just trust him. That’s the story of Chicago. Everything’s done in Chicago in secrecy. That’s the politics of Chicago.
Directed by Spike Lee, Chiraq features a top notch roster of actors and actresses such as Nick Cannon, Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes, Dave Chappelle and Jennifer Hudson. CHI-RAQ in theaters December 4th.