News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Fri. Mar. 16, 2018: Trinidad-roots actress, Nia Long, is among the stars in the highly anticipated Netflix original film, ‘ROXANNE ROXANNE,’ set to air on the network on March 23rd.
‘ROXANNE ROXANNE’ is written and directed by Michael Larnell tells the story of rap pioneer Lolita ‘Roxanne Shanté’ Gooden, best known for her 1984 hit record “Roxanne’s Revenge,” and the “Roxanne Wars” rivalry. At only 14-years-old, Queens’ Roxanne Shanté was on the road to stardom and becoming a hip-hop legend.
ROXANNE ROXANNE stars Chanté Adams as Shanté and Long as her mother Peggy Gooden. Mahershala Ali plays Cross, Shanté’s abusive boyfriend. The film also stars Elvis Nolasco, Kevin Phillips, Shenell Edmonds, Eden Duncan-Smith, Drew Olivia Tillman, Lyric Hurd, and Adam Horovitz.