From the manufacturers of Fruitvale Station and Dope comes Netflix’s brand-new biopic unloading the life of New York rap artist Roxanne Shant.
A Sundance favourite, Roxanne Roxanne follows the rough life of the 14-year-old Queens fight MC, embeded in the early 1980s. Shant went far for herself as part of the Juice Crew cumulative, breaking through with her one-take freestyle action to a negative UTFO single called “Roxanne Roxanne.”
Starring Mahershala Ali, Nia Long, Beastie Boys ’ Ad-Rock (Adam Horovitz) and presenting Chant Adams, the movie will arrive at Netflix March 23.
Pharrell Williams, Mimi Valdes, and Forest Whitaker all co-produced, so anticipate one heck of a soundtrack.