part of Super Fly
Date: July 1, 1972
This Movie is sampled in The Prelude performed by Jay-Z
Super Fly is a 1972 Blaxploitation film directed by Gordon Parks, Jr., starring Ron O'Neal as Youngblood Priest, an African American cocaine dealer who is trying to quit the underworld drug business. This film is known for its soundtrack, written and produced by soul singer Curtis Mayfield (see Super Fly (soundtrack)). Super Fly is one of the few films ever to have been outgrossed by its soundtrack.