A musical stage adaptation of the classic romantic film, Love Jones, may be coming to a theater near you.
The 1997 film, which starred Nia Long and Larenz Tate, will be reimagined in a production that will feature a star-studded cast, including Musiq Soulchild, Chrisette Michele, Marsha Ambrosius, Dave Hollister and Raheem De Vaughn.
Michele and Ellison have a long and winding history; he helped shepherd her career early on, the two fell in love–only for things to sour as her star rose.
They wound up suing each other and didn’t speak for seven years.
I never understood how I could make music with Jay Z, Rick Ross, Ghostface Killah, Game–and people would still not know that I have a presence in the hip-hop community.That was always challenging for me, trying to explain ‘No, I resonate in that community.