John Singleton’s 1993 film Poetic Justice has had such a large impact on popular culture that it’s hard to believe the film hit theaters 20 years ago. We still rock Janet Jackson signature box braids and Kendrick Lamar’s radio banger “Poetic Justice,” which samples Jackson’s “Any Time, Any Place,” is currently on top of the charts.
Singleton — who is also known for directing films like Boyz n the Hood and Baby Boy — caught up with ESSENCE.com and dished on the highlights of filming with Tupac Shakur, Janet Jackson and Regina King 20 years ago.
Here are a few highlights from that interview:
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