Paid In Full – Movie + Soundtrack (2002)
Paid In Full is a 2002 American crime drama film directed by Charles Stone III. It takes place in Harlem in the 1980s. The title of the film is taken from the 1987 album and 1987 song by Eric B. & Rakim. “Paid In Full” is based on three friends Azie “AZ” Faison, Rich Porter and Alpo Martinez and their professional criminal exploits. The characters Ace (Wood Harris), Mitch (Mekhi Phifer) and Rico (Cam’Ron), respectively, are based on these three drug dealers. The soundtrack to the 2002 film, it was released on November 26, 2002 through Roc-A-Fella Records and featured two discs, the first disc was a collection of old school hip hop and R&B songs, while the second was a collection of new songs recorded by the Roc-A-Fella family. The soundtrack was mildly successful, peaking at 53 on the Billboard 200, 10 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums, and 2 on the Top Soundtracks.