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Watch Mahershala Ali, Nia Long and Chanté Adams in Trailer for Roxanne Shanté Biopic

Watch Mahershala Ali, Nia Long and Chanté Adams in Trailer for Roxanne Shanté Biopic

The trailer for Netflix’s biopic centered on the first female rapper to have a hit single, Roxanne Shanté, has finally been released.

On Thursday, Netflix released a preview of the film, which depicts the life of the artist during her upbringing in New York City’s Queensbridge Projects and coming of age as a rapper.

Shadow and Act reports up-and-coming actress Chanté Adams plays the New York rapper in the film. Adams is in good company in her breakout role. Oscar-winning Moonlight actor Mahershali Ali and veteran actress Nia Long will also star in the Forest Whitaker- and Nina Yang Bongiovi-produced film. Critics were so impressed by the Adams’ portrayal of Shanté when it premiered at the Sundance Festival last year, the actress earned a Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Performance.

Watch the trailer for the film below:

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Roxanne, Roxanne will premiere on Netlfix on March 23.

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