Huong Ngo

By Huong Ngo

LifeBuzz Staff

Look What Doughboy From ‘Boyz N The Hood’ Is Doing Now.

If you never watched Boyz N Da Hood, then you definitely did not grow up in the 90s. Regardless of what era you grew up in though, Boyz N Da Hood is a great film that everyone should watch. After all, it got nominated for two Academy Awards and was selected to be in the National Film Registry (just saying).

For those of you who did watch the movie — how many of you remember Doughboy? Obviously the adult Doughboy was played by Ice Cube, but we're talking about the kid version who was played by Baha Jackson. After his role, he kind of went MIA for awhile. The information on his current whereabouts have surfaced and you'll never guess what he does now.

"Boyz N Da Hood" came out in 1991.

It was an American teen hood drama film that was directed by John Singleton.

"Boyz N Da Hood" came out in 1991.

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At the time, it was filmed in South Central Los Angeles, California.

The filming took place between October 1st to November 28th, 1990 and finally released on July 12, 1991.

At the time, it was filmed in South Central Los Angeles, California.

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The film was nominated in the 64th Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Director.

This made the Singleton the very first African-American to ever be nominated for an Academy award.

The film was nominated in the 64th Academy Awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Director.

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But the recognition for the film doesn't stop there.

The United States Library of Congress deemed the movie "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." The film was also chosen for preservation in the National Film Registry.

But the recognition for the film doesn't stop there.

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Rapper Ice Cube's first breakthrough acting role was in "Boyz N Da Hood."

Because the movie was such a hit, it rocket-launched Ice Cube's career along with his status.

Rapper Ice Cube's first breakthrough acting role was in "Boyz N Da Hood."

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