Funds Raised for our upcoming movies

Ruff Ryders Ride or Die: $0
Last Stand of the Moores: $0

As a fellow Ruff Ryder, it is refreshing that Tariq hasn't lost his roots. He asked my chapter to be in his upcoming movie, Ruff Ryders Ride or Die...that's what I am talking 'bout!

~ Rob White

Never knew what motorcycle chapters were about, now I see, it's a brotherhood and sisterhood. I can respect that

~ Blake Thomas

I'm excited to have a role in the production of the upcoming Ruff Ryders movie. I've always been a fan of their record label, it'll be awesome to watch Ruff Ryders come alive on the big screen!

~ Julio Sandoval

Ruff Ryders Ride or Die is going to be epic! I have the pleasure of working alongside Ruff Ryders legends, and industry professionals like world renowned casting director Mike Fenton!

~ Charli Clemons

Ruff Ryders’ Anthem – DMX

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Tariq Alexander Gears Up for Ruff Ryders Ride or Die


Amped and pumped, Tariq Alexander, CEO of The System Within (TSW) and President of Ruff Ryders Films follows a very precise workout regime in order to stay motivated for his upcoming feature role in the movie Ruff Ryders Ride or Die. Tariq has a daily workout agenda. This consist of cardio, weights, and low carbs. His health conscious lifestyle keeps him focused on his acting, and of course, writing. If working out is on Tariq’s hectic schedule, he can’t leave home without his Beats by Dr. Dre.

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Virtual Hollywood 3D Callbacks

Ruff Ryders Ride or Die

Tariq Alexander, CEO of The System Within (TSW) and President of Ruff Ryders Films has two upcoming movies Ruff Ryders Ride or Die and The Last Stand of the Moors. He is hosting a global open casting call. How can you have a global casting call? At tswmall.com, of course!

Alexander wasn’t kidding around when he said he intended on merging gaming with entertainment. He along with actor/director Hawthorne James and casting director Mike Fenton are reviewing all reels, portfolios, and audition videos submit on tswmall.com. They are looking for talent in front and behind the camera. The callbacks will be held in 3D. Let that sink in...

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John Paul DeJoria meets with Tariq Alexander

Paul Mitchell

John Paul DeJoria is the brains behind The Patrón Spirits Company; his Patrón Social Club threw its 32nd annual Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) on March 6th and its mission to connect audience with cultural understanding, and instill artistic evolution and excellence through film. MIFF brings the best cinema to Miami giving it a platform to house talent in front of and behind the camera. The MIFF is recognized for its high quality of programming and presentations from critics, filmmakers, and the industry.

John Paul makes an effort to only mingle with the best of the best when it comes to the industry, so it only makes sense that he would pair up with Tariq Alexander. It would be natural to find him on tswmall’s Place, as well as find his product placement in the 3D virtual mall...

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“Legendary Casting Director Mike Fenton discusses the world of Theatrical Casting, and talks about his experiences casting some of the most famous movies in history.”


The System Within (TSW) has one question: why not learn how to effectively cast your movies from a casting director? This seven part series video dives into the stories and secrets behind casting from theatrical to film from world renown casting director Mike Fenton.

When Mike Fenton’s name comes up, immediately you think of E.T. or Back to the Future. Fenton is responsible for over half of all movies in Hollywood -over 250 productions- and has over 35 years of experience in the industry.

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Interview – Hawthorne James partners up with Tariq Alexander


Hawthorne James. Esteemed actor and director and phenomenal colleague of Tariq Alexander. A man that when he walks down the streets of New York City you can hear people scream with delight, “It’s him, it’s him!” Are they talking about the bus driver in Speed, Big Red or The Stick Up Kids? People all over the world, of all ages know Hawthorne James. Do you?

This Chi town native has graced such films as The Color Purple, Othello, and Se7en, but Big Red…I mean, Hawthorne James is most famous for his role in The Five Heartbeats. Well, lucky, lucky me, I  was honored with an exclusive interview with THE Hawthorne James!!

DCH: I’m going to get this out of the way, are you married?
Hawthorne James: 
(Hearty laugh) No I am not. I take that back, I am married to the arts!

DCH: What about kids?
No, no kids.

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