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Friday, July 6, 2012

Black Force [a.k.a. Force Four] (1975)


Whenever there's trouble, that's where you'll find the Force Four! These bad asses are ready for action 24 hours a day - if the money is right. When a priceless African statue is stolen and its courier murdered, Force Four is called in for a little old-fashion retribution, which happens to be their specialty.

Wednesday, July 4, 2012


This is my absolute favorite sub-genre of blaxploitation. I am going to need the help of the blaxploitation community, but I think this will be a fun project for all.

Certain movies (i.e. Sung Dragon (1979))  did not quite make the list as a blaxploitation movie mainly because it is more kung fu oriented versus a blaxploitation flick. So I met with the Blax-Pride committee and the suggestion of blax-fu was brought to my attention. This is a solid way to combine blaxploitation and kung-fu into one sub-genre of blaxploitation. Blax-Fu features material art stars like Ron Van Clief, Jim Kelly, Clint Robinson, Warhawk Tanzania, and Carl Scott.

Ron Van Clief
Jim Kelly
Carl Scott

I have a preliminary list of blax-fu that will be updated accordingly. Contributions are always welcome because this project has some rare gems.

If there are more than can be added then please let me know. I also got some funky tunes from the movies that I would like share as well. Enjoy!

Sunday, July 1, 2012

In Search For......Cool Red (1976)

Can anyone offer some information or whereabouts for this movie? I am having a lot of trouble locating it.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Various Artist - Darktown Strutters (1975)

01 - Dark Town Strutters (Radio Spot)
02 - Opening Sequence
03 - Pie Fight
04 - Opening Credits
05 - Comedy Chase
06 - Motorcycle Queen
07 - Hangin' Out
08 - Kung Fu Lesson
09 - Arriving At The Police Station
10 - At The Club
11 - Shop Around
12 - Ku Klux Chase 1
13 - Black Face Singers
14 - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get
15 - Ku Klux Chase 2
16 - To The Rescue
17 - Fighting The Klan
18 - It's A Boy
19 - End Titles
20 - Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get (Bonus Track)

An unofficial soundtrack score from one of blaxploitation pride's friends. This is an excellent addition to BP and I am glad to have this exclusively. Thanks Big Tin!