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Pass The Popcorn: Spike Lee Talks Kickstarter, Tyler Perry & The Miami Heat

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

Spike Lee talks Kickstarter, accusations of beef between he and Tyler Perry and the Miami Heat - even getting at Rosenberg for accusing him of being a little too chummy with the enemy - during a recent visit to Hot 97. Spike Lee breaks down the difficulties of funding films that fall outside of the current Hollywood studio model and attributes a portion of his interest in crowdfunding to that. He also discusses his need to satisfy artistic interests and work on productions that would never garner big budgets or be deemed worthy of a major studio release. Knowing that there is more than one way to skin a cat, Spike Lee appeals to people who appreciate his past works to support the campaign. He also offers a few suggestions about the ongoing renovation of his beloved Madison Square Garden. Check the footage below to watch Spike Lee's interview at Hot 97. Donate to Spike Lee's production campaign via Kickstarter.