Melissa finds meaning in her life by diving in to the early '90s New York House and Techno scene. She faces the tests of the club world in her quest to be a freestyle MC and DJ. What will it take for her to break in to the scene?
It's early '90's New York. Melissa comes from a violent home; her fix for it is to get away. Hopping a train to the big city, she seeks refuge with her friends and embraces the dancing, House and Techno music, and faux family of the underground club life. With ambitions of performing as a freestyle MC, aspiring to get the resources to be a DJ, Melissa doesn't want to leave. Melissa's struggle to pursue her ambitions puts hard choices in her path, with harder consequences. But in this world, opportunity can only come from adversity. Melissa has learned the rules of a lawless game, and she keeps playing. How else can she gain the stage?Written by
Rosa Costanza (Writer)
Melissa's troubled home life propels her in to the techno rave scene of 1990's NYC; she embraces the drugs, dancing, and faux family of the underground club life while pursuing her ambition to be a performer. See more »