Too Short, E-40 and MC Hammer have been hired as consultants for a 2010 film called "Weight," which tells the story of one of the Bay Area's youngest drug kingpins.
Executive producer Todd “Hollywood G.” Graham told AllHipHop that the veteran MCs were brought on board to increas the "authenticity of the project." All three were rising in popularity in the Bay Area and beyond at the same time as Darryl "Lil' D" Reed was taking charge of the Oakland drug scene. Reed took over in the late '80s and was allegedly making millions by 18, but ended up sentenced to 35 years in prison on federal drug charges, 20 of which he has now served.
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