Being a young boy in the 'hood', twelve-year-old Max Connor fools a gang of bullies who cornered him at school and finds out there was no jewlery at the teachers' supply closet. Max was chased by the bullies and leads them to an old warehouse where old antiques are dusted and broken. he bumps into an old boom box stereo and releases a 5,000 year old rappin' genie named Kazaam who'll grant him three wishes within his magic. Max refuses to belive that theres a genie in an old boom box but after a while he catches on and gets the hang of the wishing thing.