Mon. Nov 18th, 2019

Willie The Kid Signs On As Producer Of PBS Langston Hughes Documentary

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Joint Project With Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Kevin Willmott (BlakkKlansmen) “I Too Sing America: Langston Hughes Unfurled” Will Air In 2020

Hip Hop artist & entrepreneur Willie the Kid has joined on as a producer for I Too Sing America: Langston Hughes Unfurled a documentary slated to be released in 2020 through PBS’ American Masters Series about the great American poet, novelist, playwright, columnist & social activist who rose to prominence during the Harlem Renaissance. Willie & his business partner Jonathan Jelks are joining this project alongside Oscar-nominated Screenwriter Kevin Willmott who has signed on as co-director. Willmott is best known for co-writing Spike Lee’s BlakkKlansmen and the 2015 American Musical Crime Drama Film, Chi-Raq. It is important to note that today would be Langston Hughes’ 117th birthday! In celebration please observe this promotional trailer Directed By Theo “Tekh Togo” Jones.

In regards to his participation in I Too Sing America: Langston Hughes Unfurled Willie states: “As an African American Writer and creative, my inspiration stems from the legacy of Langston Hughes. I got involved with this project as a tribute to his work. This homage is long overdue.”

For more information about I Too Sing America: Langston Hughes Unfurled see the links below and the attached press release.

Documentary Trailer: https://youtu.be/68MKxIGSoXM

Documentary Website: I, Too, Sing America: Langston Hughes Unfurled – Dream Documentary Collective

For More Information:

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