Brown Sugar 2002

Sidney is a writer who's just left her L.A. Times music review gig to edit New York hip-hop magazine XXL. Dre is an executive with a hip-hop record company based in New York. They've known each other since they met as children, when both discovered hip-hop for the first time. Now that they're back together, they should be perfect for each other, except that Dre's about to marry lawyer Reese and Sidney claims not to be interested in Dre romantically. Meanwhile, Dre is growing increasingly restless with his company's focus on profit over artistry, which leads to signing the gimmicky duo Ren and Ten while ignoring the talented Chris

Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa
Release date:2002-10-05
Runtime:109 minutes
Critics score:
Tagline:When did you first fall in love with hip-hop?
Cast:
Sanaa Lathan
Sanaa Lathan
Sidney 'Syd' Shaw 
Taye Diggs
Taye Diggs
Andre Romulus 'Dre' Ellis 
Yasiin Bey
Yasiin Bey
Chris 'Cav' Anton Vichon 
Queen Latifah
Queen Latifah
fracine 
Nicole Ari Parker
Nicole Ari Parker
Reese Marie Wiggam Ellis 
Boris Kodjoe
Boris Kodjoe
Kelby Dawson