Pharoahe Monch Gives An Enticing Performance In Keep Pushing (Short Film)

Producers of the upcoming film Revolutions Per Minute, have released a prequel to the movie, titled Keep Pushing. The visual is set sometime in the early 1990s. Almost 15 minutes long, the short film follows a Bronx, New York rapper by the name of Billy da Kid.

The video starts off with Billy enlisting in the military, so that he may find another life away from the violence and drugs of New York City. While rapping with a friend, Billy is discovered by a publicist who brings him to meet DJ Dynamic, who is played by veteran MC Pharoahe Monch. Billy must then decide whether he wants to go forward with is military aspirations or pursue a career as a recording artist.

In a case of life imitates art, Jadon Woodard, landed the role after director Tim Gregory noticed him rapping on a New York City Subway. He and several characters, including Pharoahe Monch, will return in Revolutions Per Minute. It will also include Grammy winning artist Robert Glasper, Ty Hickson from Gimme the Loot and Jimmy Jean Louis from NBC’s “Heroes.” Follow the Facebook page for updates on the Revolutions Per Minute film.

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