• Angie Thomas Shares How Her Teenage Rap Aspirations Inspired "On the Come Up"

    7 days ago - By Pop Sugar

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    From a bestselling novel to the big screen, " On the Come Up " tells a vibrant hip-hop tale that feels all too real - mainly because it stems from reality. The Sanaa Lathan -directed film based on Angie Thomas's bestselling novel of the same name premiered on Sept. 23. Newcomer Jamila C. Gray stars as the film's leading lady, Bri, a high school student and battle rapper who has dreams of taking the music world by storm. Joining her in the movie are Lathan, Method Man, Lil Yachty, Mike Epps, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, GaTa, Miles Gutierrez-Riley, Titus Makin Jr., and Michael Anthony...
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