[10/29/21 - 11:50 AM] Video: ALLBLK Releases Sneak Peek of Highly Anticipated New Sitcom, "Partners in Rhyme," Premiering Thursday, November 18 It's old school versus new school in this comical look at the record industry through the eyes of a female hip-hop icon and her young protégé.
[via press release from ALLBLK]
IT TAKES A LEGEND TO RAISE A STAR
ALLBLK RELEASES SNEAK PEEK OF HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW SITCOM, "PARTNERS IN RHYME," PREMIERING THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Co-created by Bentley Kyle Evans and Rap Legend MC Lyte
New York, NY - October 27, 2021 - Trailblazing rap legend MC Lyte teams up with Bentley Kyle Evans (Martin, The Jamie Foxx Show), for the hilarious new sitcom, Partners In Rhyme. The seven-episode original will premiere weekly beginning Thursday, November 18 on popular AMC Networks' streamer, ALLBLK.
It's old school versus new school in this comical look at the record industry through the eyes of a female hip-hop icon and her young protégé. Starring MC Lyte and directed by Evans, the light-hearted, half-hour sitcom follows the life of rap pioneer, Lana Crawford(MC Lyte). When Lana discovers she is being dropped as an artist from her label and in massive debt, The OG rap star is propositioned into managing her niece Lucious T(Precious Way, ABC's Queens)... an up and coming Instagram rapper.
Generations collide as Lana and Luscious T try to find their footing, working, and living under the same roof. Lana's feisty best friend and personal assistant, Victoria "Vicky" Sims (Cloie Wyatt Taylor); Mekhai Crawford (Ron G., Insecure, Key & Peele) her younger, freeloading brother; High-power label executive and mastermind behind the new dynamic duo, Hazel Wilson (Rolanda Watts) and trusted recording engineer Boston Jacobs (Wesley Jonathan, Monogamy), are all on hand, to help this legend raise a star!
Executive Produced by Bentley Kyle Evans for Harvest Studio's, MC Lyte and Lynn Richardson in association with production company Sunni Gyrl and ALLBLK executives Brett Dismuke and Nikki Love.
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