Love Beats Rhymes — Trailer

source:   youtube.com

added: Wed, Oct 11th '17

Rap star Azealia Banks plays an inspiring hip-hop artist and college student who finds herself drawn into the world of slam poetry in the trailer for "Love Beats Rhymes," the new feature film directed by Wu-Tang Clan rapper, RZA.

Written by Nicole Jefferson Asher, the film is RZA's first dramatic effort as a director, following his 2012 directorial debut, the kung-fu fantasy thriller "The Man with the Iron Fists."

In addition to Banks, the cast also includes Hana Mae Lee, Lucien Laviscount, Lorraine Toussaint, rapper/actor Common with singer/actress Jill Scott as a poetry professor.

"Love Beats Rhymes" is scheduled to hit select theaters and on VOD December 1st.

synopsis:
When struggling rapper Coco (Azealia Banks) enrolls in a poetry class, she thinks her rhymes will impress her teacher, Professor Dixon (Jill Scott). Instead, Dixon challenges Coco to seek real meaning in her lyrics, setting her on a journey of discovery that takes her through rap clubs and poetry slams, leading her to find her true voice -- and true love -- in this uplifting movie costarring Lucien Laviscount and Common.

 

directed by   RZA

starring   Azealia Banks, Hana Mae Lee, Lucien Laviscount, Lorraine Toussaint, Common, Jill Scott

release date   December 1, 2017 (in theaters and on VOD)

 
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