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Saul Williams to Star in Tupac-Inspired Musical ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’

Actor, spoken-word poet, writer, musician, and activist Saul Williams is set to head the cast of ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me,’ a new Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of late rapper Tupac Shakur.

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Anika Noni Rose & Sophie Okonedo Talk ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ Broadway Revival in Elle

Stars of the latest revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s ‘A Raisin in the Sun,’ Anika Noni Rose and Sophie Okonedo speak on the classic play’s relevance in Elle April 2014.

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Tupac Musical ‘Holler If Ya Hear Me’ to Hit Broadway in June

‘Holler If Ya Hear Me,’ a new musical inspired by Tupac’s lyrics is headed for Broadway this Spring.

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Awkward Black Girl’s Issa Rae to Play Nina Simone in Lorraine Hansberry Biopic

Issa Rae (‘Awkward Black Girl’) has been tapped to take on the role of Nina Simone for an upcoming biopic on playwright, author, activist, and Nina’s close friend Lorraine Hansberry, most known for her 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun.