:: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 ::
K.W.A.: Kotter With Attitude
There's a big-screen adaptation of the '70s sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter in the works, with Ice Cube reprising Gabe Kaplan's role as Mr. Kotter. According to the MTV News report: "Cube will assume the role of a wisecracking teacher who returns to the rough inner-city high school from which he graduated. There he encounters the next generation of unruly, underprivileged troublemakers — who are as apathetic about education as he once was.

Hat tip to Stereogum, which puts $20 on the line that Snoop will play Horshack. "He'll be in any movie."

In the comments section of Stereogum's post, you'll find hip-hop suggestions for other cast members ("Matisyahu as Epstein" cracks me up), as well as this gem of a theme song, no doubt with some of the John Sebastian original remixed in.
namez kotter, fool, so welcome me back,
i aint been out there just smokin da crack
back on the block now it's gonna get whack
i mean bizness, homey, so watch ya back

shit, i know you aint broke so pay attention
cuz you got dem slick shoes at a price u can't mention
listen up class - it's tyme to get learn-ed
we got some freaky knowledge and books to get burn-ed

got a glock in ma sock, punk don't give me no lip
you're tardy to class and now u get da slip
better grab a damn seat and sharpen those pencils
lesson plan todayz tagging walls wit' no stencils

so welcome back, beyatch!

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:: Andrew 07:17 + ::

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