“The Breaks – Official Supertrailer [HD]”
Synopsis: Set in New York City in 1990, Nikki Jones is a brilliant recent grad who abandoned a scholarship to law school to pursue her dream of becoming a record exec. Her boyfriend, David Aaron, is the scrappy son of a legendary music producer who is unwilling to rest on his father’s laurels & notorious reputation. DeeVee is an aspiring producer on the hunt to find the next big rapper on the come-up.
Nikki fast talks her way into an internship at the premier hip-hop company, Fouray Entertainment & catches the eye of the label’s infamous founder, Barry Fouray, while David struggles at the city’s top R&B radio station whose celebrity DJ refuses to program real hip-hop. Meanwhile, DeeVee returns to his roots in the Fort Greene projects to scout for talent & runs into Ahm, a drug dealer with a lyrical gift whose talent could bring them all to the next level. But they will soon discover lives can be broken as fast as legends can be born.
Starring: Wood Harris, Mack Wilds, Afton Williamson, David Call, Antoine Harris, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Evan Handler, Russell Hornsby, AFRO
Writer/s: Seith Mann
Director: Seith Mann
Release Date: January 4, 2016
Copyright: © 2016 Atlantic Pictures/VH-1