To compound this, the real Gusto escapes from prison and sets out to get revenge by making Albert take part in a record store robbery, exposing his face to the CCTV cameras and then taking the tape as a tool for blackmail.
CB4 becomes the hottest band on the charts with controversial hits like "Sweat From My Balls" and "Straight Outta Locash," and their rise to fame is documented by an aspiring director (Chris Elliott) and his cameraman.
However, an ambitious politician (Phil Hartman) seeks to shut them down for obscenity charges, tensions between the group arise over one member's gold-digging groupie girlfriend Sissy (Khandi Alexander) and the strain of the charade takes its toll on Albert's family life and relationship with his wholesome girlfriend Daliha (Rachel True).
Since moving to Columbia, she has appeared in numerous productions at Workshop Theatre, Town Theater, and Trustus- favorites include "Company", "Death of a Salesman", "Ruthless", "Damn Yankees", "West Side Story", and "Sweet Charity".
She recently appeared in the plays "Cabaret" as Sally Bowles and "Grease" as Sandy in Columbia, SC in 2000.
The film follows a fictional rap group named 'CB4', named after the prison block in which the group was allegedly formed (Cell Block 4). Three young friends and aspiring rappers, Albert (Chris Rock), Euripides (Allen Payne), and Otis (Deezer D) want to make their big break. In order to get their name heard, they appeal to local crime kingpin and nightclub owner Gusto (Charlie Murphy) along with his sidekick and henchman 40 Dog (Ty Granderson Jones) to ask for a spot on the bill at his club, but during a failed meeting the police rush in and throw Gusto in jail.Gusto believes that the trio set him up, swearing revenge when he is released from prison.