Itís been less than ten years since Mekhi Phifer was first
introduced in Spike Leeís CLOCKERS and today he follows a short
list of African American actors who could have the lead role in
independent and commercial films.
When we first saw a skinny Martin Lawrence in a Spike Lee Joint,
who would have imagined that a scene at the fire hydrant would
lead to being the first of host of Def Comedy Jam and then on
to creating one of the most successful television shows in the
history of TV?