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Kevin Walton in Know Thy Enemy

Know Thy Enemy

2009 R

When a record label offers him a lucrative contract, musician Nate happily sheds his identity and takes on a brand-new persona as the gangsta rapper Nemesis. But with overnight success comes a long list of trade-offs Nate isn't sure he wants. For one thing, the label is set on transforming one of Nate's childhood friends into Nemesis's bitter rival as part of an expertly staged public rap "feud." Amid all the artifice, what's happened to the art?