Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Rapper Buys Every Seat in House, Takes Strangers to Movies

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Rapper Buys Every Seat in House, Takes Strangers to Movies

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Rapper not 'Sorry to Bother You' if it means doing a good deed

A Maine rapper surprised moviegoers with free tickets to a sci-fi satire movie.

Rory Ferreira, who goes by the stage name Milo, bought all 129 seats to the 4:20 p.m. showing of the movie "Sorry to Bother You" at the Nickelodeon in Portland, Maine, on Saturday. Employees told patrons they could see a movie for free as they arrived at the theater.

Ferreira said he was inspired by the movie's director, Boots Riley, to do something good. The movie follows the story of a black telemarketer who takes on white speaking mannerisms to try to succeed at his job.

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