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Documenting Joaquin Phoenix’s rap career?

Academy Award-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix recently retired from acting and has apparently taken up rapping. The unexpected move is being documenting by Casey Affleck, believed to be for a documentary. Diddy is also rumoured to be involved in Phoenix's new rap album. Here's hoping it's all an elaborate ruse.
January 19, 2009

Academy Award-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix recently retired from acting and has apparently taken up rapping. The unexpected move is being documenting by Casey Affleck, believed to be for a documentary. Diddy is also rumoured to be involved in Phoenix’s new rap album. Here’s hoping it’s all an elaborate ruse.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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