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Salt-N-Pepa (2021)

TV-14 | | Music | TV Movie 23 January 2021
Salt-N-Pepa will tell the story of nursing students Cheryl "Salt" James and Sandra "Pepa" Denton, who fell into the world of rap and hip hop, after recording for a friend's school project.

Director:

Mario Van Peebles

Writer:

Abdul Williams
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Credited cast:
Mario Van Peebles ... Pastor
Laila Odom ... Sandra 'Pepa' Denton
G.G. Townson ... Cheryl 'Salt' James
Arnold Pinnock ... John P. Edmunds
Cleveland Berto ... Hurby Azor / Steve Azor
Mandela Van Peebles ... Sweet Tooth
Dwain Murphy ... Gavin Wray
Isys Alexis ... Latoya Hanson (Dj Spinderella)
Jermel Howard ... Treach
Al McFoster ... Lamont
Eddie G. ... Louis Burrell
C.J. Byrd-Vassell ... Fresh Gordon
Monique Jasmine Paul ... Dee Dee 'DJ Spinderella'
Tiara Johnny ... Trina
Carlos Albornoz ... Prince Markie Dee
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Salt-N-Pepa will tell the story of nursing students Cheryl "Salt" James and Sandra "Pepa" Denton, who fell into the world of rap and hip hop, after recording for a friend's school project.

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Music

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TV-14
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As of November 2019 they are filming in Cabbagetown downtown Toronto on Parliament Street. See more »

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Salt n Pepa needs a little more spice!
29 January 2021 | by fmatt-88980See all my reviews

This interesting look into the life and times of one of the 80s good but not great hip-hop duos comes off a bit amateurish. Considering the experience level of director Mario Van Peebles, this formulaic approach was missing a professional touch. The decision to place unknown and untested actors in starring roles might save the budget, but it insures that this style of film making will stay on the Lifetime channel where there is a ton of time to fill and nor enough original product. Black women viewers deserve better. I hope Queen Latifah's acting chops keep going up because this nonepic dioes nothing for her as a producer.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2021 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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16:9 HD
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