New York rapper Nas is completely here for Netflix and chill especially when it comes to hip-hop veteran Roxanne Shante. God’s Son has co-signed an upcoming must-see original based on the life of the fellow Queens native.
Nasir Jones went to Instagram Thursday (February 22) to get fans hyped up about Roxanne Roxanne.
Roxanne even went to social media to properly announce her upcoming Netflix film.
The must-watch movie features a slew of Hollywood heavyweights from Nia Long to Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali.
The Michael Larnell-directed film tells the story of the 14-year-old Queens MC—played by Chanté Adams—who was a member of the Juice Crew hip-hop collective. It also stars Nia Long, Mahershala Ali, Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz), and more. Co-producers for the film include Pharrell Williams, Mimi Valdes, and Forest Whitaker. Roxanne Shanté is one of the executive producers. Roxanne Roxanne debuted at Sundance 2017. It premieres on Netflix on March 23. (Pitchfork)
Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA and his signature sound are also connected to the flick.
Newcomer Chanté Adams stars as Shanté and the film also features Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Luke Cage), Nia Long, and Kevin Phillips. It was written and directed by Michael Larnell, with Pharrell Williams and Forrest Whitaker serving as producers. RZA did the score. (Brooklyn Vegan)