Don Cheadle Gives an In-Depth Breakdown About His Film on Miles Davis and the Soundtrack (Video)

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Who better to play Miles Davis than Don Cheadle? Aside from their obvious physical similarities, Cheadle shares the same quiet intensity and brooding energy that made Davis one of the most enigmatic and coolest cats ever to grace the stage. Cheadle spoke about the upcoming biopic Miles Ahead, his feature-length directorial debut, as well as what to expect from the soundtrack. In addition to Jazz giants like Herbie Hancock, expect to to hear contributions from contemporary greats like Robert Glasper and Nas, too. Check out the video.

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