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Lifetime recently released the trailer for its Salt-n-Pepa biopic. The three-hour film stars GG Townson as Cheryl “Salt” James, Laila Odom as Sandra “Pepa” Denton,” and Monique Paul as Deidra “DJ Spinderella” Roper. The miniseries chronicles the hip-hop group’s iconic career covering their transition from college to making a splash in the music industry, while also making history as the first women in hip-hop to go platinum.

The authorized biopic features Salt-n-Pepa’s hit singles including “Push It,” “Let’s Talk About Sex,” and “Shoop,” among others. The Marion Van Peebles-directed project also stars Cleveland Berto as music producer Hurby Azor and Jemel Howard as Treach, Pepa’s ex-husband from Naughty By Nature. Salt-n-Pepa alongside Queen Latifah and her producing partner Shakim Compere, James “Jimmy” Maynes, and Azor executive produced the biopic.

The trailer says, “coming soon,” as no premiere date has been announced. yet.



Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.

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