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The Breaks 

TV-14 | | Drama, Music | TV Series (2017)
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Three friends aspire to break into the hip-hop music industry.

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Dan Charnas, Seith Mann
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Series cast summary:
Afton Williamson ...  Nikki 8 episodes, 2017
Tristan Mack Wilds ...  DeeVee 8 episodes, 2017
Antoine Harris ...  Ahm 8 episodes, 2017
Sinqua Walls ...  Terrance 'Lil Ray' Baltimore 8 episodes, 2017
Melonie Diaz ...  Damita 8 episodes, 2017
Ali Ahn ...  Josie Cho 8 episodes, 2017
Evan Handler ...  Juggy 8 episodes, 2017
Wood Harris ...  Barry Fouray 8 episodes, 2017
Marcus Callender ...  Scooby 8 episodes, 2017
De'Adre Aziza ...  Tamika Grant 7 episodes, 2017
Method Man ...  Darryl Van Putten Sr. 5 episodes, 2017
Teyana Taylor ...  Imani X 5 episodes, 2017
J. Bernard Calloway ...  Gordie Charlon 5 episodes, 2017
David Call ...  David 4 episodes, 2017
Felicity ...  Nia Long 4 episodes, 2017
Gloria Reuben ...  Mattie Taylor 4 episodes, 2017
Leon Addison Brown Leon Addison Brown ...  Bernard 4 episodes, 2017
Jonelle Graham Jonelle Graham ...  Gock 4 episodes, 2017
Chris Ponds Chris Ponds ...  Ponds 4 episodes, 2017
T.I. ...  Paul Anders 3 episodes, 2017
William Jackson Harper ...  Stephen Jenkins 3 episodes, 2017
Kim Wayans ...  Ella 3 episodes, 2017
Afro Afro ...  D Rome 3 episodes, 2017
Aaron J. Nelson ...  Bruce 3 episodes, 2017
Yvette Lashawn Williams ...  Maisha Gamble 3 episodes, 2017
Hassan Johnson ...  Detective Anthony Purdell 3 episodes, 2017
John Ventimiglia ...  Orson Bainbridge 2 episodes, 2017
Daisha Graf ...  Lisa Chambers 2 episodes, 2017
David Carranza ...  Ernesto Sierra 2 episodes, 2017
Macc Plaise ...  Jacques Fouray 2 episodes, 2017
Philip Martin Reid ...  Scooter 2 episodes, 2017
Corey Allen ...  Benson 2 episodes, 2017
Sekou Laidlow Sekou Laidlow ...  Walter Camp 2 episodes, 2017
Adam Smith Jr. ...  Desk Sergeant 2 episodes, 2017
Kandé Amadou ...  Tina 2 episodes, 2017
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The Breaks series picks up where the VH1 original movie leaves off. It is 1990 in New York City at the height of rap's "Golden Age" of creativity, but corporate America has been hesitant to embrace the genre. Nikki lands a dream job as the assistant to the legendary and out-of-control Barry Fouray. Her best friend and producer DeeVee is working with rapper Ahm who is currently under investigation by the police for murder. How far will these driven young people go to rise to the top of the hip-hop world?

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Drama | Music

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TV-14
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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 February 2017 (USA) See more »

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Atlantic Pictures (II) See more »
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2017 is about diversity yet this show is 99% PoC
14 March 2017 | by garda-land20000See all my reviews

The Breaks is a series about a group of friends who try to break into the hip-hop industry in the 1990s.

Keep in mind that the first episode of this TV show has a recap, yep you heard it right the first episode has a recap and it seems that it recaps the movie which they consider it was the first episode, yep you typical garbage nothing new.

Considering this show is made in 2016-2017 when people advocate for equal representation in TV shows it seems that the writers here did not get the memo but because it has 99% PoC in it they consider it diverse, no role model in this show either it's all about the gangsta and teaching future generations to be thugs, let me guess this one will not be canceled.

Not worth the time.


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