Morris L. Chestnut is very recognizable because he has been appearing in films since 1991 when he appeared as Ricky Baker in Boyz n the Hood. After doing various TV movies, Chestnut career steadily rose with co-starring roles in standard studio films such as Under Siege 2 and G.I. Jane. His major break into the main stream was with his role as a professional football player on the eve of his wedding in The Best Man. For his performance Chestnut earned an NAACP Image Award nomination. Most recently, Chestnut revived his previous role with the follow up film The Best Man Holiday, which once again received great acclaim and numbers in the box office. Born and raised in California, Morris Chestnut claims that the Philadelphia Eagles are among his favorite sports teams. And ladies, you may not have to wait to long to see him on the big screen, because rumors are swirling about another Best Man film maybe in the works.
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Even though the hard copy of Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail" hit stores yesterday, his Samsung deal helped him tremendously! According to Allhiphop, Jay has gotten his platinum plaque from the RIAA. Yep, those new rules Jay has been screaming is definitely in effect. When Samsung bought a million copies of his album for their Samsung customers, Billboard said it would count for the first week's sales. Yes, this business man is a smart man!