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80s, Growing Up, and Memes: Pharrell-Produced Roxanne Shante Biopic Coming To Netflix In March; First Trailer Released @balleralert Pharrell-Produced Roxanne Shante Biopic Coming To Netflix In March; First Trailer Released - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It looks like music isn’t the only thing rapper, Pharrell is producing. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ His newest film, “Roxanne Roxanne” made its original debut at last month’s Sundance Film Festival, and earlier today, Netflix released the official trailer to the public. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The film followed the short career of Roxanne Shanté, an 80s rap battle MC from Queens, NY. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The 14-year old was well on her way to stardom, and the film captures the hardships Shanté faced during her rise to fame while battling with the hardships of growing up in the projects of Queensbridge, NYC. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Featured in the film is breakout star, ChanteéAdams who plays Roxanne, Oscar winner, MahershalaAli who plays her boyfriend, and NiaLong, who plays her mother. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The film is set to premiere in select theaters in NYC and LA, starting March 23rd, with a nationwide premiere on Netflix shortly afterward.
80s, Growing Up, and Memes: Pharrell-Produced Roxanne Shante
 Biopic Coming To Netflix In March; First
 Trailer Released @balleralert
Pharrell-Produced Roxanne Shante Biopic Coming To Netflix In March; First Trailer Released - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It looks like music isn’t the only thing rapper, Pharrell is producing. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ His newest film, “Roxanne Roxanne” made its original debut at last month’s Sundance Film Festival, and earlier today, Netflix released the official trailer to the public. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The film followed the short career of Roxanne Shanté, an 80s rap battle MC from Queens, NY. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The 14-year old was well on her way to stardom, and the film captures the hardships Shanté faced during her rise to fame while battling with the hardships of growing up in the projects of Queensbridge, NYC. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Featured in the film is breakout star, ChanteéAdams who plays Roxanne, Oscar winner, MahershalaAli who plays her boyfriend, and NiaLong, who plays her mother. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The film is set to premiere in select theaters in NYC and LA, starting March 23rd, with a nationwide premiere on Netflix shortly afterward.

Pharrell-Produced Roxanne Shante Biopic Coming To Netflix In March; First Trailer Released - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ It look...

Basketball, Billboard, and Chance the Rapper: Dwyane Wade And Chance The Rapper Produce A New Basketball Documentary @balleralert 3 th Dwyane Wade And Chance The Rapper Produce A New Basketball Documentary - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ NBASuperstar, DwyaneWade and rapper ChanceTheRapper will be co-producing a new basketball documentary, ‘Shot in the Dark.’ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Being two Chicago natives themselves, it’s no surprise that the film surrounds itself around a high school basketball team in Chicago. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ‘Shot in the Dark’ will follow the lives of Chicago's Orr Academy basketball team as the young men face the odds that are against them, being from an urban community in the city. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Billboard reports that the film will also focus on the life of one of the team's star players, Tyquone Greer, who was shot in the leg at a local party just a week following a winning 3-point shot at one of his games. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Shot in the Dark is an authentic and realistic look at high school sports in Chicago and what it means for our youth,” said Chance in a press release. “It’s not really a game for some of us.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to WGNTV, Chance’s youth empowerment charity, SocialWorks will host an invite-only early screening for the film the Monday before its premiere on February 24th. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Will you be tuning in?
Basketball, Billboard, and Chance the Rapper: Dwyane Wade And Chance
 The Rapper Produce A New
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Dwyane Wade And Chance The Rapper Produce A New Basketball Documentary - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ NBASuperstar, DwyaneWade and rapper ChanceTheRapper will be co-producing a new basketball documentary, ‘Shot in the Dark.’ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Being two Chicago natives themselves, it’s no surprise that the film surrounds itself around a high school basketball team in Chicago. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ‘Shot in the Dark’ will follow the lives of Chicago's Orr Academy basketball team as the young men face the odds that are against them, being from an urban community in the city. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Billboard reports that the film will also focus on the life of one of the team's star players, Tyquone Greer, who was shot in the leg at a local party just a week following a winning 3-point shot at one of his games. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Shot in the Dark is an authentic and realistic look at high school sports in Chicago and what it means for our youth,” said Chance in a press release. “It’s not really a game for some of us.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to WGNTV, Chance’s youth empowerment charity, SocialWorks will host an invite-only early screening for the film the Monday before its premiere on February 24th. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Will you be tuning in?

Dwyane Wade And Chance The Rapper Produce A New Basketball Documentary - blogged by @lanaladonna ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ NBASuperstar, DwyaneWade an...