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Roxanne Roxanne (2017)

TV-MA | | Biography, Drama, Music | 23 March 2018 (USA)
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In the late 80s/ early 1990s, the most feared battle MC in Queens, New York, was a fierce teenage girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At the age of 14, Lolita "Roxanne ... See full summary »

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Michael Larnell

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Michael Larnell (screenwriter)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Germar Terrell Gardner ... Antwan
Adam Horovitz ... Attorney Schwartz
Terrence Shingler ... Big John
Nigel A. Fullerton ... Biz (as Nigel Fullerton)
Kristin Dodson Kristin Dodson ... Classmate #1
Mike Classic Mike Classic ... Concert Patron
Mahershala Ali ... Cross
Curtiss Cook ... Dave
Zurich Buckner Zurich Buckner ... Doug
Lyric Hurd Lyric Hurd ... Fastima
Anthony Bisciello ... Frank
Melvin Mogoli ... Jake
Sean Ringgold ... Keith
Eden Duncan-Smith ... Latifa
Caleb Eberhardt ... Lounge Patron
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In the late 80s/ early 1990s, the most feared battle MC in Queens, New York, was a fierce teenage girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At the age of 14, Lolita "Roxanne Shanté" Gooden was well on her way to becoming a hip-hop legend as she hustled to provide for her family while defending herself from the dangers of the streets of the Queensbridge Projects in NYC. Written by J. Daniels

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The True Story of Roxanne Shante See more »

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Biography | Drama | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Με Λένε Ροξάν See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Actress Chanté Adams's mother named her after the real Roxanne Shanté. See more »

Goofs

When Shanté is with Marley Marl recording "Roxanne's Revenge," the version heard on the soundtrack is the less-raunchy re-recorded version that came to be after UTFO sued Pop Art Records. See more »

Quotes

Roxanne Shante: ooh
Ms. Peggy: I hear you out here fucking with my door shanté. What do you want?
Roxanne Shante: I want come in.
Ms. Peggy: What time does this key lock my door? You want to be out there, playing with all them hoes, then you keep your ass out there, but stop knocking on my God damn door!
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Crazy Credits

The actors are listed in alphabetical order. Not by their names, but by their character's names. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Month in Movies: March 2018 (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

I Can't Wait
Performed by Nu Shooz
Written by John Robert Smith
Courtesy of Spirit Music Group
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23 March 2018 | by contactmaccaSee all my reviews

Much better than most hiphop movies previously made, with a bit more depth and budget I would have gone to the cinema to see this.

Hopefully there will be more movies of this type as there some great stories to tell about the golden era of hiphop and plenty of fans.

Good acting and casting and held my attention throughout which is a rarity nowadays for tv output. Way better acted and far more authentic than The Getdown.


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