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Roxanne Roxanne: A Netflix Biopic On One Of The World's Most Influential Female Rappers


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Coming to Netflix this Spring is 'Roxanne Roxanne'; the story of pioneering female rapper Roxanne Shanté, and her rise to fame from humble beginnings on the harsh streets of Queens, New York. The star herself is credited as an executive producer for the movie, while her young self is played by Chanté Adams.

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Roxanne Shanté (whose real name is Lolita Shanté Gooden) began rapping at the tender age of 13 and by the time she was 14, she was a part of Marley Marl and radio DJ Mr. Magic's 80s hip hop collective The Juice Crew. 

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Nas: Time Is Illmatic Trailer


With a jazz musician for a father, Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones grew up in a world of music. Knowing from an early age that he wanted to become a rapper, he took a look at the bleak world around him and set to work on writing an album that would deliver a voice to the unheard generation of young black men in America. The result was 'Illmatic', a 1994 landmark that heralded the second coming of the Golden Era of hip hop and a revival of New York's rap scene. 

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Roxanne Shanté - 2014 Tribeca Film Festival - 'Time Is Illmatic' - opening night premiere at The Beacon Theatre - New York City, New York, United States - Wednesday 16th April 2014

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Roxanne Shante and Kangol Kid of UTFO - DJ Kool Herc and Special Guests at Central Park SummerStage - New York, NY, United States - Saturday 10th August 2013

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Roxanne Shante

Date of birth

9th November, 1969

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Place of birth

Queens, New York City




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Nas: Time Is Illmatic Trailer

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