• Sanaa Lathan on Directing Hip-Hop Story "On the Come Up" Nearly 20 Years After "Brown Sugar"

    7 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Sanaa Lathan came out swinging with her directorial debut, " On the Come Up ," which finally made its way to streaming and select theaters on Sept. 23. The veteran actor brought Angie Thomas's bestselling 2019 novel of the same name to life with a hip-hop coming-of-age tale - which premiered at this year's Toronto Film Festival - starring herself, Jamila C. Gray, Method Man, Lil Yachty, Mike Epps, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, GaTa, Miles Gutierrez-Riley, Titus Makin Jr., and Michael Anthony Cooper Jr.
    "is really a coming-of-age story, and the hip-hop part of it is part of what gets her to step...
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