“The movies have a new Starr…”
The film, Hell Up in Harlem, a sequel to Black Caesar, hit theaters in December of 1973. Edwin Starr’s “Hell Up in Harlem” theme song (also known as “Ain’t It Hell Up in Harlem”) released in early 1974. It reached #110 on the Billboard US Hot 100.
(Image source: Billboard)
Previously on Vintage Ads: Johnny Winter, ‘Saints & Sinners’ (1974)