The Breaks(Movie, 2016)

1h 35min | Genre: Drama
The BreaksRating: 2.7/5 (with 33 votes)
The Breaks is a 2016 American television hip-hop drama film that chronicles the life of three friends during the early 1990s hip-hop scene. The film stars Wood Harris, Mack Wilds, Afton Williamson, David Call and rapper Method Man. Inspired by journalist Dan Charnas' book "The Big Payback", The Breaks was written and directed by Seith Mann and executive produced by Mann, Charnas, and Maggie Malina, along with Susan Levison and Bill Flanagan. The Breaks premiered on VH1 on January 4, 2016. On February 16, 2016, VH1 picked up The Breaks to become a full television series. ()
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About The Breaks

Three friends united by their love of hip-hop work to make their big mark in the music industry. Beginning in the summer of 1990 NYC, Nikki a brilliant recent grad abandons a law school scholarship to pursue her dream of becoming a record exec along with the son of a legendary music producer boyfriend David who’s struggling at the city’s top R&B station. Dee Vee is an aspiring producer on the hunt to find the next big rapper on the come-up.

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Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Translated into 1 language: English (EN)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/04/2016
Director: Seith Mann
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"The Breaks (2016)"
Keywords: hip-hop

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