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Azealia Banks, Common, Jill Scott to Star in Musical Drama

Azealia Banks, RZA Have a Musical Drama Coming Your Way

RZA’s directorial follow-up to The Man With the Iron Fists will be much different: The Hollywood Reporter writes that the rapper turned helmer is making an inspirational musical drama with Azealia Banks, Common, and nobody with iron fists. It’ll be called It Doesn’t Have to Rhyme and will feature Banks as a female rapper who signs up for a college poetry course and develops a passion for slam poetry.

Common is supposed to play Banks’s mentor; they’ll be joined by Jill Scott, a professor who reportedly believes rap and slam poetry can’t exist together, and Lorraine Toussaint, the rapping student’s mom

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