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Kanye West Won't Be Starring In Spike Lee's 'Chiraq' (Recap)


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On Wednesday Kanye West Won't Be Starring In Spike Lee's 'Chiraq' was a top story. Here is the recap: (Radio.com) Despite swirling rumors to the contrary, Kanye West won't be starring in Spike Lee's upcoming musical comedy Chiraq. There is still a chance that he'll have a hand in the movie's music, though.

"Contrary to published reports, Kanye West will not be starring in Chiraq," one of his press reps told Pitchfork. "However, there are discussions for West's possible involvement in the film's soundtrack, schedule permitting."

The movie, which will star Samuel L. Jackson, John Cusack and Jennifer Hudson, is based on Aristophanes' Lysistrata, the story about Greek women refusing to have sex with their husbands until they end the Peloponnesian War. In Chiraq, the goal is to stop rampant violence on the streets of Chicago, specifically in the Englewood neighborhood. Read more - here.

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