About the film
Release Date: January 22, 2017
|Production Companies||:||Forest Whitaker's Significant Productions, i am OTHER, Playdate Productions|
|Producers||:||Forest Whitaker, Pharrell Williams, Nina Yang Bongiovi, Jessica Daniels, Mimi Valdes, Michael K. Shen|
The most feared battle emcee in early-'80s NYC was a fierce teenager from the Queensbridge projects with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At age 14, hustling the streets to provide for her family, Roxanne Shanté was well on her way to becoming a hip-hop legend.