Lala Anthony & Timbaland Developing Hip-Hop Docuseries
Actress and entrepreneuress Lala Anthony and award-winning music producer Timbaland are teaming up with Leftfield Pictures (Pawn Stars) to develop a Hip-Hop docuseries.
According to Deadline, “The project will focus on Jeff Janvier and Session Cruz’s Face Time Agency, the industry’s premiere casting agency for booking music video and hip-hop fashion models, with clients including Drake, Kanye West and Robin Thicke.”
The show is set inside the New York City nightlife scene – “where clubs have become the new boardrooms – the series exposes the cutthroat entrepreneurial side of hip-hop, with models, DJs and social media stars “hustling” to break through as fashion, music and media moguls.”
Leftfield Entertainment CEO David George said, “Lala and Timbaland are perfect examples of what can be achieved when talent, determination and creativity collide with entrepreneurship.” “We’re thrilled to be in business with these two entertainment innovators to create a series that uncovers a unique, rarified faction of hip hop and provides a true soundtrack for the unpredictable journey toward fame and fortune,” he added.
Anthony will executive produce the project, with Timbaland serving as executive music producer. Executive producers for Leftfield Pictures are George and Will Nothacker. Derek Gordon also executive produces.
“I’m thrilled to be executive producing a project that offers a true insider’s look into the business side of hip hop, especially one that explores the lives of fascinating women who have used hip hop as their platform to become successful entrepreneurs in fashion, music and more,” said Anthony.
In related Anthony news, she has joined the producing team of Eclipsed, the drama that will mark Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o debut (see it here).
Photos Credit: Lala’s Instagram