Craig Brewer

The day that many celebrate and honor fathers is here and this Father’s Day, June 16, 2013, those involved in the Memphis hip hop community are tweeting their appreciation and showing love to all fathers.

Weekly rooftop party featuring a $5 Cover showcase hosted by Craig Brewer with music by Valerie June, Muck Sticky, and Al Kapone. Thu., July 2, 6-10 p.m. $5 (ladies get in free before 8 p.m.). The Peabody, 149 Union, Memphis, 529-4154,

Hustle & Flow’s Craig Brewer Meet’s “Ted,” the Ice Cream Man on MyBrewTube. Craig  Brewer celebrates the completion of the $5 Cover Soundtrack with a vanilla crunch bar and some free-style rap from TED or “T” the ICE CREAM MAN.

Tonight (May 1st), the Memphis Music scene goes online and on-air through Craig Brewer’s $5 Cover on MTV Networks. MTV, AT&T and Craig Brewer, director of the Academy Award winning movie “Hustle and Flow,” have announced that “$5 Cover,” the documentary series of the modern Memphis music scene, will premiere on TV on Friday, May […]

Everyone had a great time out at the 2009 South by Southwest (SXSW), especially rapper/songwriter and upcoming star of Hustle & Flow director Craig Brewer’s $5 Cover web series, Al Kapone, who reached out to to plug the fans in to what they might have missed! Througout the SXSW, Kapone was hosting exclusive […]

2009 is looking like a real good year for Memphis Music! At the beginning of the year, Memphis and Shelby County Music Commission (MSCMC) brought on former Senior VP of Promotions at Def Jam Music Group and President and CEO of the non-profit organization NABFEME, Johnnie Walker; both DJ Paul and Juicy J of Three […]

The MTV Movies Blog caught up with Craig Brewer at Sundance 2009 to talk about the new $5 Cover web series presented by MTV featuring Memphis musicians such as Al Kapone, Muck Sticky, Amy LaVere (also in the video along with fellow cast member Clare Grant), Valerie June and others.

From the creator of Hustle & Flow, Craig Brewer and MTV Networks present $5 Cover — a rough-and-tumble show set in the clubs, all-nite cafes and no-tell motels of present-day Memphis. The series follows a cast of young musicians including Memphis rappers Al Kapone and Muck Sticky, singer/songwriter Valerie June and other cast members as […]

If you’re from Memphis then you already know that Midtown is the heart of the city and full of down-to-earth; talented people. Craig Brewer, creator of Hustle and Flow knows this to be true also. That’s why he has based his new MTV series on the talent of Midtown Memphis.  They say with every song has […]

I met up with Muck last week grab a copy of his new album titled ” Muck Sticky Is My Friend” I popped in the CD and from there it was nothing but colorful fun! Muck and his crew have been all over the world promoting their comical rap from a tour with Saliva, to […]

There seems to be a wide range of reports of Hustle & Flow 2, some true and some only rumors. Craig Brewer actually told how the rumors got started.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Filming for the Memphis-based inner-city rap movie, "Hustle and Flow" produced by John Singleton and directed by Craig Brewer is scheduled to begin shooting on July 10th with an intense four-week straight period. Brewer, whose previous Memphis-based movie ("The Poor and Hungry") won the best digital feature award at the 2000 Hollywood [...]

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