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While rapper Jermaine Dupri was known best for his catchy beats and edgy lyrics, he also found success as an entertainer. Dupri began his music career with work in comedies like the Faizon Love film "Bebe's Kids" (1992), the Jon Lovitz film "High School High" (1996) and "Soul Food" (1997) with Vanessa Williams and Vivica A. Fox. He also appeared in "Blue Streak" (1999) starring Martin Lawrence. In addition to his music, Dupri appeared in the Busta Rhymes documentary "Rhyme & Reason" (1997) and the action movie "In Too Deep" (1999) with Omar Epps. In the early 2000s, Dupri devoted his time to various credits, such as "Direct Effect" (MTV, 2000-01), "Brown Sugar" (2002) and "Drumline" (2002). He also worked on "Like Mike" with Bow Wow (2002). Dupri's music was also featured in "Norbit" (2007) featuring Eddie Murphy, "Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys" (2008) with Alfre Woodard and the drama sequel "Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?" (2010) with Tyler Perry. His music was also featured in "You Again" (2010) and "Friends with Benefits" (2011). Dupri's music was most recently used in the Anna Kendrick blockbuster comedy sequel "Pitch Perfect 2" (2015).

While rapper Jermaine Dupri was known best for his catchy beats and edgy lyrics, he also found success as an entertainer. Dupri began his music career with work in comedies like the Faizon Love film "Bebe's Kids" (1992), the Jon Lovitz film "High School High" (1996) and "Soul Food" (1997) with Vanessa Williams and Vivica A. Fox. He also appeared in "Blue Streak" (1999) starring Martin Lawrence. In addition to his music, Dupri appeared in the Busta Rhymes documentary "Rhyme & Reason" (1997) and the action movie "In Too Deep" (1999) with Omar Epps. In the early 2000s, Dupri devoted his time to various credits, such as "Direct Effect" (MTV, 2000-01), "Brown Sugar" (2002) and "Drumline" (2002). He also worked on "Like Mike" with Bow Wow (2002). Dupri's music was also featured in "Norbit" (2007) featuring Eddie Murphy, "Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys" (2008) with Alfre Woodard and the drama sequel "Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?" (2010) with Tyler Perry. His music was also featured in "You Again" (2010) and "Friends with Benefits" (2011). Dupri's music was most recently used in the Anna Kendrick blockbuster comedy sequel "Pitch Perfect 2" (2015).

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2.
 Brown Sugar (2002) Himself
3.
 Hip Hopera: Carmen (2001) Pockets
4.
 In Too Deep (1999) Melvin
5.
 Rhyme & Reason (1997) Participating Artist
7.
 Intimate Portrait: Mariah Carey (2003) Interviewee
8.
 Hip Hop Babylon (2003) Interviewee
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