Movies starring rappers Tupac Shakur, Mos Def and LL Cool J are set to sweep the board at the FIFTH ANNUAL REEL AWARDS.

TUPAC: RESURRECTION, a documentary featuring the late Shakur, THE ITALIAN JOB, starring MOS DEF, and S.W.A.T. with LL COOL J have all been nominated for Best Picture.

The ceremony will take place on 24 February (04) in Washington DC.

TIM GORDON, executive director of the awards, says, "I was proud of this years list of nominees.

"Our selection committee did a great job of highlighting performances that were ignored or passed over by other groups."

04/02/2004 01:48