The most feared battle emcee in early-'80s NYC was a fierce teenager from the Queensbridge projects with the weight of the world on her shoulders. At age 14, hustling the streets to provide for her family, Roxanne Shanté was well on her way to becoming a hip-hop legend.

  1. Michael Larnell

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Chanté Adams

    Chanté Adams

    Roxanne Shanté

  2. Mahershala Ali

    Mahershala Ali


  3. Nia Long

    Nia Long

    Ms. Peggy Gooden

  4. Elvis Nolasco

    Elvis Nolasco


  5. Kevin Phillips

    Kevin Phillips

Full Cast & Crew

Roxanne, Roxanne
Roxanne, Roxanne



Status Released

Release Information

  • January 22, 2017


  • March 23, 2018


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -



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