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Beats (2019)

TV-MA | | Drama | 19 June 2019 (USA)
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A reclusive teenage musical prodigy forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck high school security guard. United by their mutual love of hiphop, they confront the demons of their past and try to break into Chicago's music scene.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Khalil Everage ... August Monroe
Evan J Simpson ... Laz
Ashley Jackson ... Niyah
Ahmad Nicholas Ferguson ... Boy in Blue (as Ahmad Ferguson)
Uzo Aduba ... Carla Monroe
Megan Sousa ... Kari
Jeremy Phillips Jeremy Phillips ... Vern
Ariana Burks ... Leshea (as Ariana D. Burks)
Skye Sparks ... Elizabeth
Anthony Anderson ... Romelo Reese
Emayatzy Corinealdi ... Vanessa Robinson
Malkia Stampley ... Teacher
Julian Williams ... Young Buck
Paul Walter Hauser ... Terrence
Michael David Hammond ... Big Dude
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A reclusive teenage musical prodigy (Khalil Everage) forms an unlikely friendship with a down-on-his-luck high school security guard (Anthony Anderson). United by their mutual love of hip hop, they try to free each other from the demons of their past and break into the city's music scene. Written by Netflix

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Rise Above The Noise

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Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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2.35 : 1
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Great story...ended a little flat.
19 June 2019 | by knatale-18419See all my reviews

A real life look at life in Chicago for a young man dealing with loss. Inspirational story that's human at its core. The ending felt a little flat, but other than that, enjoyed it. Soundtrack is a bonus.


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