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Roxanne Shante: Forest Whitaker Producing Film About Female Rap Star

Posted June 15, 2016 by jmurray

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker has signed on to produce a feature film about the legendary Roxanne hip-hop wars that occurred in the music industry back in the 1980s. According to Roger Friedman at, the film is titled “Roxanne, Roxanne” and is about 14-year-old lyricist Roxanne Shante—born Lolita Shante Gooden—who become the first female star […]

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