Interview: Speech Discovered 'The Tupac Of This Era' Filming '16 Bars' Documentary

HipHop News Publicado en noviembre 13, 2019 a 7:03

Interview: Speech Discovered 'The Tupac Of This Era' Filming '16 Bars' Documentary

#DXCLUSIVE: "If he was able to get out to the masses, I think the things that he has to say would ring so true."

Arrested Development’s de facto leader, Todd “Speech” Thomas, finally unveiled his 16 Bars documentary at Village East Cinema in New York on November 8. It’s a film five years in the making and takes a hardcore look at the inner workings of the prison system.

Speech, being the veteran musician he is, decided to spend 10 days at the Richmond City Jail in Virginia and work closely with four inmates in a recording studio to see what would materialize..centered-ad {

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He was shocked by what he discovered.

All four inmates — Garland T. Carr, the bluesy country singer with a passion for neck tattoos, Tennyson Jackson or “Teddy Kane,” the powerful MC who’s lethal with the pen but struggling with addiction and mental illness, the ambitious yet troubled Devonte James, and the skilled but rebellious Anthony Johnston — were untapped talents.

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