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Trailer: Mike Epps Stars in “Meet The Blacks”

The latest project tapped with Mike Epps’ name at the head is the comedic thriller, Meet The Blacks.

Starring Epps, Paul Mooney, George Lopez, Tameka “Tiny” Cottle, Mike Tyson and Charlie Murphy, the film is described as a parody of the Purge franchise.

Meet The Blacks takes spoofing to a new level and is pure cinematic fun for audiences who just want to laugh,” director Deon Taylor told Shadow & Act.

Also attached to the project is Vine star Andrew Bachelor, and comedians Lil Duvall, DeRay Davis and Lavell Crawford.

RZA will write, produce and perform original music for the film.

Check out the trailer below.

Meet The Blacks is slated for an April 29 release.

Ahead of the film release, you can catch Mike Epps’ broad smile on Bounce TV as he co-host the 24th Annual Trumpet Awards alongside Nia Long.

The Black tie ceremony spotlights and honors history-making entertainment, humanitarian, philanthropic and political individuals.

This year’s honorees include Ne-Yo, who will be receiving the “Visionary Award” and super producer, Will Packer, who will be presented with the “Entertainment Award.”

In addition, comedian and actor George Wallace will receive the “Legend Award” and Alicia Boler-Davis, EVP and COO of General Motors, will be honored with the “Corporate Executive of the Year Award.”

The ceremony will be held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, on January 23. Along with broadcasting on Bounce TV, the event will also air nationally in over 75 markets.

Get more scoop on the honorees and the broadcast here.