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- A scarface is someone who is a gangster or models themselves on the character of Tony Montana in the film "Scarface"(1983). Scarface is one of the most influential films with regard to hip-hop. Many of the samples used on rap albums are from Scarface. Many phrases you hear used by rappers are copied verbatim from Scarface. Examples include the Geto Boys album (Geto Boys) the hook for "Fuck Em' All" is sampled from Scarface. The sample at the beginning of the Kool G Rap song "Fast Life" is from Scarface. The Beginning and ending of "My Buddy" by G-Unit: Say hello to my little friend, highpoint of the movie. The rapper Scarface took his name from the film.
- Nickname of the infamous 1920's ganster, Al Capone. He had a bar fight one night and received a scar on the left side of his face, that would remain there for the rest of his life.